You are here: Home » Recipes » Warm Berry Compote Warm Berry Compote Recipe by Our Cookbook CollectionKitchen Tested Yield 4 servings Prep 2 mins Cook 1 mins Capture fresh berries at their peak with a quick-and-easy compote. Mark Boughton Photography / styling by Teresa Blackburn PrintEmail Adding sugar to berries brings out their juices. Serve with cream or ice cream over biscuits for a warm fruit shortcake. Ingredients 3 pints mixed berries (raspberries, strawberries, blueberries, huckleberries or blackberries)1/3 cup sugar or maple syrup Instructions Clean and hull berries. Cut any large berries (strawberries) in half. Place in a skillet over medium-high heat. Sprinkle with sugar or syrup. Cook until berries are warm and soft and start to lose their juice, 1 to 2 minutes. Remove from heat and put in a bowl. As they sit, their juices will continue to come out and the flavors will open. Recipe adapted from Deborah Madison’s Local Flavors: Cooking and Eating From America’s Farmers’ Markets (Broadway Books, 2002).