Warm berry compote

Warm berry compote

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(3 ratings)

Prep: 5 mins

Easy

Serves 4
Treat yourself to this fruity compote - so good you'll want it with everything

Nutrition and extra info

  • Easily doubled / halved
  • Vegetarian

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal233
  • fat11g
  • saturates7g
  • carbs32g
  • sugars7g
  • fibre11g
  • protein4g
  • salt31g
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Ingredients

  • knob of butter
    Butter

    Butter

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    Butter is a dairy product made from separating whole milk or cream into fat and…

  • 2 tbsp caster sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 200g punnet raspberry
    Raspberries

    Raspberry

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    A member of the rose family, raspberries have a wonderfully intense, sweet taste, and many…

  • 200g punnet blueberry
    Blueberry

    Blueberry

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    Blueberries are one of the few edibles native to North America and credited with being…

  • vanilla ice cream, to serve

Method

  1. Melt the butter over a low heat. Stir in the sugar and vanilla extract, then cook until the sugar melts. Toss in the raspberries and blueberries. Give them a good shake, then cook for 2-3 mins until the fruit starts to soften. Serve warm with vanilla ice cream.

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hargreaves54
15th Aug, 2012
2.05
butter made it taste a bit strange- added a bit of lemon
sugarplumfairy
8th Jan, 2008
I have done it without butter and its still great. I also use organic vanilla sugar and about 2 teaspoons, again it still tastes great. I love it with porridge or greek yoghurt too.
marguer1te
16th Nov, 2007
Can you do this without the butter to save calories? Not sure what the addition of butter does. Can anyone tell me? Thanks.
CookingKitty24
27th Nov, 2019
Is this possible with frozen fruit please?
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lulu_grimes
2nd Dec, 2019
Hi, Yes you can use frozen fruit, however you may end up with lots more sauce as the fruit defrosts - which isn't necessarily a bad thing! Some frozen fruit isn't as sweet as fresh so taste the compote and add a little more sugar at the end if you need to.
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