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Baked Fruit Compote

 Baked Fruit Compote
Put canned fruit in a fancy, festive mood with a splash of Madeira wine. This dish brightens any winter brunch. Mix and match canned fruits to suit your family’s tastes. —Myrt Pfannkuche, Pell City, Alabama
11 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 30 min.


  • 1 can (29 ounces) sliced peaches, drained
  • 1 can (20 ounces) pineapple chunks, drained
  • 2 cans (8 ounces each) grapefruit sections, drained
  • 1 can (15-1/4 ounces) sliced pears, drained
  • 1 can (11 ounces) mandarin oranges, drained
  • 1 cup pitted dried plums
  • 1/2 cup butter, cubed
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup Madeira wine, optional
  • Fresh mint leaves, optional


  • Preheat oven to 350°. In a 13-in. x 9-in. baking dish, combine
  • first six ingredients.
  • In a small saucepan, combine butter and brown sugar. Bring to a boil
  • over medium heat; cook and stir 2-3 minutes or until sugar is
  • dissolved. Remove from heat; stir in wine if desired. Pour over
  • fruit and toss to coat.
  • Bake, uncovered, 20-25 minutes or until heated through. Garnish with
  • mint if desired. Yield: 11 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 3/4 cup (calculated without optional ingredients) equals 257 calories, 8 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 22 mg cholesterol, 75 mg sodium, 46 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 1 g protein.