Blackcurrant compote

Blackcurrant compote

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Prep: 5 mins Cook: 20 mins

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makes 1 x 455ml jar

A simple fruity compote to dollop onto your breakfast bowl, taking it from bland to berry beautiful

Nutrition and extra info

  • Gluten-free
  • Vegetarian
  • Vegan

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal15
  • fat0g
  • saturates0g
  • carbs3g
  • sugars3g
  • fibre1g
  • protein0g
  • salt0g
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Ingredients

  • juice ½ lemon
    Lemon

    Lemon

    le-mon

    Oval in shape, with a pronouced bulge on one end, lemons are one of the most versatile fruits…

  • 500g blackcurrants
    Blackcurrants

    Blackcurrants

    black-cuh-rant

    The most intensely coloured and flavoured of all currants, blackcurrants are highly aromatic and…

  • 100g golden caster sugar

Method

  1. Put 2 tbsp water and the lemon juice in a large saucepan, bring to the boil, then add the blackcurrants and simmer until broken down.

  2. Tip in the golden caster sugar and bring to 105C on a temperature probe. Pour into sterilised jars and leave to cool. Will keep in the fridge for up to 3 weeks.

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Frantic Flapjack
23rd Jul, 2016
5.05
This is so so good. Ideal for using up a glut of blackcurrants. It's lovely with muesli and Greek yogurt. Just the right amount of tartness and sweetness and very easy to make.
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