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Fresh Fruit Compotes

Simple compotes made with fresh cherries, peaches, and blueberries

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword berry compote, cherry compote, fruit sauce, how to make fruit compote, ice cream topping, pancake toppings, peach compote
Prep Time 2 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 17 minutes
Servings 6 servings


  • 2 cups fresh fruit seeded and cut into bite-sized pieces
  • cup sugar
  • cup water
  • 1 teaspoon lemon zest
  • spices (optional)


  1. Add all ingredients to a medium saucepan over medium heat.
  2. Stir together and cook for two to three minutes (berries will begin to burst if using blueberries).
  3. Reduce to low heat and simmer for about 10 minutes. Serve warm. Keeps in fridge for about five days.