Six-Fruit Compote

Kitchen Tested
  • Yield 8 servings
  • Prep 15 mins
  • Cook 5 mins

Dried fruit and citrus combine for a melody of bright notes and deeper ones.

This healthy fresh compote is really juicy and takes advantage of seasonal citrus. It brightens any brunch menu.


1 cup water
1/4 cup sugar
1/2 cup golden raisins
1/2 cup dried cranberries or cherries
1 cup dried apricots
3 oranges or clementines, sectioned and juice reserved
2 red grapefruits, sectioned and juice reserved
1/4 cup pomegranate seeds (optional)


  1. Combine sugar and water in a saucepan. Cook over medium heat until sugar dissolves. Let cool slightly. Add raisins, cranberries and apricots. Let stand at least 30 minutes.
  2. Place oranges, grapefruit, reserved juice and pomegranate seeds in a large bowl. Add dried fruit and soaking liquid. Refrigerate until cold.

Recipe by Jill Melton.



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