Pear Port Compote

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READY IN: 1hr 5mins
Recipe by Diana Adcock

Try to leave this for 2 months to age-great tart filling or served warm with whipped cream.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Combine the raisins, apricots, juices and rinds of lemon and orange, brown sugar, cinnamon, nutmeg, ginger and salt in a large stainless steel or enamel saucepan.
  2. Mix well, add pears and bring to a boil.
  3. Boil gently, covered for 30 min-stir occasionally.
  4. Uncover mixture and boil until thick, around 15 min-stirring frequently.
  5. Stir in almonds and port wine, and stir/boil another 5 min.
  6. Ladle into clean hot jars leaving 1/2 inch head space.
  7. Seal and process 20 minutes in a boiling water bath at altitudes up to 1000 feet.

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