Slow Cooker Fruit Compote

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recipe by Octopus Publishing

  • Time icon
    Total Time
    3hrs 40mins
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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 Mar 11, 2020


  • Plum icon
  • Seedless black grapes icon
    Seedless black grapes
    1.33 cups (319g)
  • Red grape juice icon
    Red grape juice
    1.25 cups (300ml)
  • Cinnamon stick icon
    Cinnamon stick
  • Lemon curd icon
    Lemon curd
    3 tbsp (62g)
  • Heavy cream icon
    Heavy cream
    ¾ cup (158ml)
  • Cranberries icon
    3 cups (331g)
  • Cornstarch icon
    4 tsp (11g)
  • Superfine sugar icon
    Superfine sugar
    about ½ cup (97g)
  • Orange peel icon
    Orange peel
    3 tbsp (18g)


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

Step preview

  1. Add cranberries and plum to a clean slow cooker bowl
  2. Place seedless black grapes on the slow cooker bowl
  3. Add cornstarch and red grape juice to a clean medium bowl
  4. Mix until smooth
  5. Get slow cooker bowl
  6. Pour mixture into slow cooker bowl
  7. Add superfine sugar, cinnamon stick and orange peel to the slow cooker bowl
  8. Stir together and cover
  9. Cook in slow cooker until tender - approx 3 hr, low heat
  10. Stir
  11. Remove
  12. Serve
  13. Serve with lemon curd and heavy cream
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