Slow Cooker Fruit Compote

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recipe by Octopus Publishing www.octopusbooks.co.uk/

  • Time icon
    Total Time
    3hrs 40mins
  • Serves icon
    Serves
    4
  • Calories icon
    Calories
    664
based on 1 ratings

This recipe is perfect for when you want a warming but light dessert after a big meal. Cranberries, plums are grapes are simmered for hours in the slow cooker until tender and aromatic. Cooling dollops of lemon curd cream turn this into a truly indulgent dessert.

recipe updated Jun 13, 2019

Ingredients

  • Cranberries icon
    Cranberries
    331g
  • Plum icon
    Plum
    454g
  • Seedless black grapes icon
    Seedless black grapes
    319g
  • Cornstarch icon
    Cornstarch
    11g
  • Red grape juice icon
    Red grape juice
    300ml
  • Superfine sugar icon
    Superfine sugar
    97g
  • Cinnamon stick icon
    Cinnamon stick
    4g
  • Orange peel icon
    Orange peel
    18g
  • Lemon curd icon
    Lemon curd
    62g
  • Heavy cream icon
    Heavy cream
    158ml

Tools

  • kCook icon Whisk
  • kCook icon Wooden spoon
  • kCook icon Slow cooker
  • kCook icon Slow cooker bowl
  • kCook icon Medium bowl

Step preview

  1. Prep and set aside plum: quartered & pitted
  2. Prep and set aside seedless black grapes: halved
  3. Prep and set aside red grape juice: juice of
  4. Prep and set aside cinnamon stick: halved
  5. Prep and set aside lemon curd
  6. Prep and set aside heavy cream: whipped
  7. Get a clean slow cooker bowl
  8. Add cranberries
  9. Add prepared plum
  10. Place prepared seedless black grapes
  11. Get a clean medium bowl
  12. Add cornstarch
  13. Add prepared red grape juice
  14. Mix until smooth
  15. Get slow cooker bowl
  16. Pour mixture into slow cooker bowl
  17. Add superfine sugar
  18. Add prepared cinnamon stick
  19. Add orange peel
  20. Stir together and cover
  21. Cook in slow cooker until tender - approx 3 hr, low heat
  22. Stir
  23. Remove
  24. Serve
  25. serve with prepared lemon curd
  26. serve with prepared heavy cream
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