Inexpensive chai tea bags infuse Chai-Spiced Compote with the tongue-tingling flavors of ginger, cloves and cardamom. Because the recipe calls for frozen peaches and cherries, you can make this colorful fruit dessert year-round. If you're watching fat or calories, leave off the pecans and coconut and just enjoy the flavorful fruit.

Source: Midwest Living

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Recipe Summary

prep:
15 mins
cook:
7 mins
stand:
5 mins
total:
27 mins
Servings:
4
Yield:
3 1/2 cups
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • In a medium saucepan, combine the water and sugar. Bring to boiling, stirring to dissolve sugar; reduce heat. Simmer, covered, for 5 minutes. Remove saucepan from heat. Add tea bags; cover and let stand for 5 minutes. Discard tea bags.

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  • Add the frozen peaches to tea mixture in the saucepan. Return to boiling; reduce heat. Simmer, uncovered, about 2 minutes or just until peaches are tender.

  • Transfer the peach mixture to a medium bowl. Stir in the frozen cherries and brandy. Cool slightly before serving, or cover and chill for at least 6 hours or overnight. Serve over ice cream or cake, garnished with toasted coconut or pecans, if desired.

Nutrition Facts

200 calories; carbohydrates 50g; insoluble fiber 3g; sugars 44g; protein 2g; vitamin a 1400IU; vitamin c 138.6mg; folate 8.9mcg; sodium 6mg; potassium 66mg; iron 0.6mg.
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