Cherry Compote

Preparation info
  • Makes

    1 Cup

    • Difficulty


Appears in
Cheese Obsession

By Georgeanne Brennan

Published 2013

  • About

Quick and easy to make, this vibrant compote goes well with a wide range of cheeses. I like it with mild, soft cheeses, such as ricotta, and with sharp Cheddars. It’s also excellent with Humboldt Fog, a goat cheese with a layer of ash that’s made not far from my California home.


  • ½ cup (4 oz/125 g) sugar
  • 1 cup


In a small saucepan, combine the sugar and ½ cup (4 fl oz/125 ml) water. Place over low heat and bring to a sim