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Gingered Fruit Compote

Gingered Fruit Compote

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  • Makes: 6 servings
  • Prep 15 mins
  • Chill Up to 1 hr to 6 hrs
  • Cook 5 mins

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  • 3/4 cup water
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 4 teaspoons lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon snipped crystallized ginger
  • 4 cups assorted fruit (such as sliced peeled kiwifruits, orange sections, chopped apples, sliced bananas, berries, and/or seedless grapes)


  1. For syrup, in a small saucepan, combine the water, sugar, lemon juice, and ginger. Bring to boiling; reduce heat. Simmer, covered, for 5 minutes. Transfer mixture to a small bowl; cool. Chill, covered, in the refrigerator about 1 hour or until cold.
  2. In a large serving bowl, combine desired fruit. Pour chilled syrup over fruit; toss gently to coat. Chill, covered, in the refrigerator for up to 6 hours.
  3. To serve, spoon fruit and syrup into dessert dishes.

Make Ahead Tip

  • Prepare the syrup mixture. Chill, covered, in the refrigerator for up to 24 hours. Mix chilled syrup with fruit. Chill as directed.

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