Fresh Peach or Pear Compote

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Appears in

The Settlement Cook Book

By Lizzie Black Kander

Published 1903

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  • 1 dozen pears, or
  • 2 dozen peaches
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup water
  • 4 small pieces stick cinnamon


Boil sugar and water to a syrup, add the cinnamon; drop in the fruit peeled and sliced to suit, let boil slowly until tender. Serve cold with meat.