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Berry Compote Topping Recipe

Berry Compote Topping Recipe

“This recipe is fantastic served over toasted slices of pound cake as well as warm-from-the-oven biscuits!” Try it over ice cream, too! Wanda Wedekind — West Frankfort, Illinois
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min. YIELD:18 servings


  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/3 cup cornstarch
  • 1 cup cold water
  • 1/2 cup lemon juice
  • 1/2 cup maple syrup
  • 4 cups fresh strawberries, halved
  • 2 cups fresh raspberries
  • 2 cups fresh blackberries


  • 1. In a large saucepan, combine sugar and cornstarch. Stir in the water, lemon juice and syrup. Stir in the berries. Bring to a boil over medium heat; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened.
  • 2. Serve immediately or transfer to freezer containers. May be frozen for up to 3 months.
  • 3. To use frozen sauce: Thaw in the refrigerator overnight. Place in a saucepan and heat through. Yield: 6 cups.

Nutritional Facts

1/3 cup equals 101 calories, trace fat (trace saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 2 mg sodium, 25 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 1 g protein.