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Homemade strawberry compote in a glass bowl.

Quick Strawberry Compote

Learn the steps for making a fresh fruit compote with this quick strawberry compote recipe! It’s delicious on cheesecakes, ice cream, yogurt, waffles and more. This compote recipe makes about 2 cups.
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Prep Time : 5 mins
Cook Time : 10 mins
Total Time : 15 mins
Course : Desserts
Servings : 8 x ¼ cup servings
Calories : 34 : kcal
Author : Harriet

INGREDIENTS

  • 500 grams strawberries (blueberries, blackberries or raspberries can also be used)
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 3 tablespoons orange juice (or lemon juice or water)

INSTRUCTIONS

  • Wash and pat dry the strawberries, then use a small sharp knife to remove the leaves.
  • Slice large and medium strawberries into halves or quarters and leave the smaller berries whole.
  • Place the strawberries into a small pot with orange juice and sugar.
  • Cook uncovered over an almost low heat for about 10 minutes, stirring almost constantly as it cooks. Remove from the heat. Let it cool before serving.
  • Transfer the compote to a clean jar, seal and keep in the fridge for up to one week.
Nutrition Facts
Quick Strawberry Compote
Serving Size
 
1 x ¼ cup serving
Amount per Serving
Calories
34
% Daily Value*
Fat
 
1
g
2
%
Saturated Fat
 
1
g
6
%
Sodium
 
1
mg
0
%
Potassium
 
108
mg
3
%
Carbohydrates
 
8
g
3
%
Fiber
 
1
g
4
%
Sugar
 
7
g
8
%
Protein
 
1
g
2
%
Vitamin A
 
20
IU
0
%
Vitamin C
 
40
mg
48
%
Calcium
 
10
mg
1
%
Iron
 
1
mg
6
%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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