10-minute winter fruit compote

10-minute winter fruit compote

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(3 ratings)

Prep: 5 mins Cook: 5 mins

Easy

Serves 4

Two simple steps make a deliciously fruity pudding spiced with cinnamon and cloves. It's easy to make in the microwave and counts as one of your 5-a-day

Nutrition and extra info

  • Freezable
  • Vegetarian

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal367
  • fat1g
  • saturates0g
  • carbs85g
  • sugars85g
  • fibre4g
  • protein3g
  • salt0.15g
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Ingredients

  • 500g pack mixed dried fruit
  • 200ml fresh orange juice
  • half cinnamon stick
  • 6 cloves
    Cloves

    Clove

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  • 6 black peppercorns
  • 0% Greek yogurt or low-fat fromage frais, to serve
    yogurt

    Yogurt

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    Yogurt is made by adding a number of types of harmless bacteria to milk, causing it to ferment.…

Method

  1. Tip the dried fruit, orange juice and whole spices into a microwaveable bowl. Microwave on High for 4-5 mins, stirring halfway through until the juices become sticky and the fruits are plump.

  2. Leave the compote to stand for a minute and serve in bowls with spoonfuls of yogurt or fromage frais.

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annberlin
6th Feb, 2014
I tried halving the recipe just for the two of us but it did not really work needed more juice. I will give another try sometime
april22
11th Nov, 2012
5.05
This is dead easy and really delicious. It tastes and looks good. I like to serve it warm but it's lovely chilled for breakfast. I sometimes do it as an alternative pudding when we have friends over who are watching calories.
veggiesara
30th Apr, 2011
5.05
really very tasty. quick and easy to make in microwave- but can this really be frozen?
cfbonham
27th Jan, 2011
4.05
This was simple and delicious. I think next time I may try it served with toasted almonds on top and maybe add some grand mariner in it too. I didn't do it in a microwave either as I don't have one, but it was simple just to simmer it on the hob. A keeper!!
td1925
16th Jan, 2016
The nutrition per serving states 0 g sugar, is this correct please?
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