Fresh Fruit Compote

Kompot iz svizhykh ovochiv

Preparation info

  • Makes about

    2 quarts

    • Difficulty

      Easy

Appears in

The New Ukrainian Cookbook

The New Ukrainian Cookbook

By Annette Ogrodnik Corona

Published 2020

  • About

Fruit compotes are usually made in great quantities in Ukraine, using fresh fruit during summer months and dried fruits in the winter months. Berries of all sorts, black and red currants, apples, tart or sweet plums, oranges, or even bits of melon are mixed together into a nonalcoholic “punch” of sorts. Fresh fruit compotes are always served in a tall glass with a long spoon—to scoop up all the fruit on the bottom at its conclusion. I have to admit, I like