Fresh Berry Compote, a whole-fruit marriage of syrup and jam, is a quick, easy, and exceptionally versatile condiment.
Sometimes it’s best to keep things simple: Fresh Berry Compote doesn’t need a lot of introduction or fancy flourish. This whole-fruit marriage of syrup and jam can be made with fresh or frozen berries, and comes together so quickly that you can have it ready to serve by the time your pancakes are done. It’s not just for pancakes and waffles either – try it over pound cake, ice cream, scones, biscuits, or mixed into a smoothie or a milkshake for a little something extra.
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- ¼ cup sugar
- 2 tablespoons water
- 2 cups crushed berries (strawberries, Marionberries, blackberries, raspberries, etc.)
- 1 teaspoon lemon juice
- Pinch Salt
- 3 tablespoons butter (or coconut oil)
- In a small saucepan, bring water and sugar to a boil. Reduce heat to low.
- Add berries, lemon juice, and salt. Increase heat and return to boil.
- Remove from heat and stir in butter until melted.
Any berries or combination of fresh or frozen berries will work - strawberries, blackberries, raspberries, etc.
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