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.

Source: Better Homes and Gardens


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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

176 calories; 0 g total fat; 0 g saturated fat; 0 g polyunsaturated fat; 0 g monounsaturated fat; 0 mg cholesterol; 2 mg sodium. 96 mg potassium; 45 g carbohydrates; 1 g fiber; 43 g sugar; 0 g protein; 0 g trans fatty acid; 20 IU vitamin a; 4 mg vitamin c; 0 mg thiamin; 0 mg riboflavin; 0 mg niacin equivalents; 0 mg vitamin b6; 7 mcg folate; 0 mcg vitamin b12; 7 mg calcium; 0 mg iron;