Pomegranate Cherry-Berry Compote


Grab fresh berries, cherries, and pomegranate juice, and you've got almost everything you need to make this dessert compote. It's great on ice cream, cheesecake, chocolate cake, and just about every dessert.

Pomegranate Cherry-Berry Compote
Photo: Jason Donnelly
Prep Time:
20 mins
Cook Time:
15 mins
Process Time:
15 mins
Total Time:
50 mins
4 half-pint jars


  • 2 cup pitted fresh dark sweet cherries

  • 1 cup fresh raspberries

  • 1 cup fresh blueberries

  • 3 cup sugar

  • 1 cup pomegranate juice


  1. In a 4-qt. heavy pot combine all the ingredients. Bring to boiling, stirring until sugar dissolves; reduce heat. Simmer, uncovered, about 20 minutes or until compote is thickened and reduced to 4 cups, stirring frequently.

  2. Ladle hot compote into hot, sterilized half-pint canning jars, leaving a 1/4-inch headspace (p. xx). Wipe jar rims; adjust lids and screw bands.

  3. Process filled jars in a boiling-water canner 15 minutes (start timing when water returns to boiling). Remove jars from canner; cool on wire racks.

Simply Serve

For an ultimately delicious treat, spoon this berryful compote over a plain cheesecake or a moist chocolate cake.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

176 Calories
45g Carbs
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 16
Calories 176
% Daily Value *
Sodium 2mg 0%
Total Carbohydrate 45g 16%
Total Sugars 43g
Vitamin C 4.3mg 22%
Calcium 7mg 1%
Iron 0.2mg 1%
Potassium 96mg 2%
Folate, total 6.7mcg

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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