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Hot Spice Fruit Compote

For a refreshing dessert made quickly and with less money, try this recipe. The fruits compliment each other well and the topping add so much extra flavor.—Helen Austin, Grand Rapids, Ohio
  • Total Time
    Prep: 10 min. Bake: 25 min.
  • Makes
    6 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 can (20 ounces) pineapple chunks, drained
  • 1 can (15-1/4 ounces) sliced peaches, drained
  • 1 can (15-1/4 ounces) apricot halves, drained
  • 1 can (15-1/4 ounces) pear halves, drained
  • 1/4 cup maraschino cherries
  • 1 cup orange juice
  • 1/3 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 4 whole cloves
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground mace
  • Dash salt

Directions

  • In a 2-1/2-qt. baking dish, combine the pineapple, peaches, apricots, pears and cherries; set aside. In a small saucepan, combine the remaining ingredients. Bring to a boil over medium heat; pour over fruit. Bake uncovered, at 350° for 25-30 minutes or until bubbly. Discard cloves. Serve warm.

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  • NanZim
    Feb 19, 2015

    I enjoyed the hint of spices in this fruit side dish. My husband enjoyed it too.

  • bjq
    Jan 15, 2012

    This recipe is also great for breakfast/brunch on a cold winter day when fresh fruit is not in season!