Dried Fruit Compote

Dried Fruit Compote

This dried fruit compote recipe is the perfect ending to a filling Passover Seder feast. It also works well for a Shabbat dessert or Tu B'Shvat treat.
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  • Serves: 8 persons



  1. Step 1

    Gather the ingredients.
  2. Step 2

    In a medium saucepan, add the dried pitted prunes, dried apricots, and golden raisins. Add enough water to just cover the fruit. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer, covered, for 15 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  3. Step 3

    Add the sugar, lemon peel, whole cloves, and ground allspice. Stir until the sugar dissolves, adding a little water if the mixture seems dry.
  4. Step 4

    Continue to simmer gently, uncovered, for 10 to 15 minutes or until the fruit has softened, and the syrup is thick.
  5. Step 5

    Remove lemon peel and cloves, and discard.
  6. Step 6

    Chill several hours before serving, garnished with chopped walnuts, if desired.