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Gingered Fruit Compote

Makes: 6 servings
Prep 15 mins Chill Up to1 hr to 6 hrs Cook 5 mins
Gingered Fruit Compote
  • 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.

From the Test Kitchen
  • 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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