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Peach and Apricot Compote

Categories: Easter, Low-calorie, Low-fat, Quick to fix
Type: Desserts and Baked Goods

For a light but satisfying summer dessert, look no further than this simple blend of fruit, white wine, honey, and cinnamon.

Serves: serves 4


  • 1 lb (500 g) small peaches, pitted
  • 1 lb (500 g) ripe apricots, pitted
  • 2/3 cup white wine or apple juice
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • 1 tbsp honey
  • yogurt, crème fraîche, or ice cream for serving

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  1. Wash the fruit carefully, coarsely chop, and put it in a pan with the wine or apple juice, the cinnamon stick, and the honey.
  2. Bring to a boil, turn the heat down, and simmer, covered, for about 10-15 minutes, or until the fruit is soft.
  3. Chill. Serve with yogurt, crème fraîche, or ice cream.

Excerpted from SuperFoods, SuperFast.
Copyright © 2006 Dorling Kindersley Limited.
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