Toppings & Spreads

Dry toast, blah bagels, plain-Jane pancakes -- all breakfasts can be improved with a fresh topping or spread. Browse our best fruit spreads and tasty toppings that wake up your boring old breakfast.

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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.

Blackberry-Lime Dessert Sauce

The beauty of this homemade blackberry sauce is that its deliciousness comes from just three ingredients (four if you count water). Once it's done, it's perfect for topping vanilla custard, ice cream, and pudding, or for layering into a parfait.

Spiced Nectarines and Raspberries

When you combine two of summer's best fruits into one delicious sauce, the result tastes amazing on just about any dessert. It can certainly replace other syrups for your ice cream, and it's also delicious drizzled over a slice of pound cake.

Carrot Cake Bread

Get your carrot cake fix in bread form with help from a cast-iron loaf pan. Now it's okay to eat cake for breakfast.

Lower-Sugar Dutch Apple Preserves

This recipe tastes just like apple pie! Luckily, you can indulge in this lower-sugar recipe guilt-free.

Bananas Foster Butter

If you love bananas foster, you'll love this yummy dessert sauce. Try spooning it over ice cream for a bananas foster-inspired treat.
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Berry-Serrano Pepper Jelly

Turn up the heat with this sweet and spicy jam recipe. Try it for a snack, or open a jar for an appetizer with cheese and crackers.

Berry-Chia Seed Jam

This homemade jam recipe is perfect for smearing on bagels or spreading on toast. Best of all, this easy jam recipe is ready in just 30 minutes.

Lavender Syrup

Try this sweet syrup in spring cocktails or iced tea.