Hot or Cold Spiced Fruits

Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 0 mins

A delicious fruit compote, so easily made with canned fruits and spices. Serve this as a dessert or side dish to dinner or breakfast.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 (15 ounce) cansliced peach halves in syrup
  • 1 (15 ounce) cansliced pears in heavy syrup
  • 1 (14 ounce) can pineapple tidbits in syrup
  • 4 small cinnamon sticks
  • 14 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1 dash ground cloves


  1. Combine all ingredients with syrups.
  2. Cover and refrigerate.
  3. Remove cinnamon sticks before serving.
  4. If desired warm fruits just before serving.
Most Helpful

Lovely and easy. I liked the fresh fruits I used being summer, but I want to try it warmed in winter over vanilla ice cream. Needles to say there WILL be a next time! Made for Daffy Daffodils ZWT4.

Ma Field June 17, 2008

Don't think this could have been any easier to prepare! Am already thinking ahead to next winter's holidays, & coloring this just a little with some maraschino cherries! Great, as is, though! Thanks for sharing your recipe! [Made & reviewed while touring Eastern Europe during Zaar's World Tour 4]

Sydney Mike June 10, 2008

This was delicious. I added a little bit of ground cinnamon to give it more of a spiced flavor but that was just personal preference.

looneytunesfan August 12, 2007