How to make Strawberry compote

Cooking Method ,
Cuisine
Difficulty Beginner
Time
Prep Time: 10 min Cook Time: 25 min Total Time: 35 mins
Servings 10
Description

An easy-to-prepare fruit sauce that adds flavor and aroma to many dishes. 

Ingredients
    For Strawberry sauce (compôte)
  • 20 Medium strawberries cut into 4 pieces each
  • 2 teaspoons Lemon juice
  • 2 cups Granulated sugar
  • 1 stick 1 inch cinnamon stick
  • 2 Cloves
Instructions
    To prepare Strawberry Compote / sauce
    • Clean the strawberries and cut each strawberry into 4 parts
    • Add all the ingredients listed to a thick-bottomed saucepan and heat on medium flame.
    • Keep stirring so that the sugar mixes with the fruits uniformly and doesn't stick to the bottom of the pan.
    • The sugar melts and brings together the strawberry pieces into a smooth sauce.
    • Let the mixture come to a boil. 
    • Reduce the heat and let the mixture simmer for about 10 more minutes.
    • Remove from heat and let the sauce cool.
    • Transfer the strawberry compote to a storage container and refrigerate.
    • The compote can be stored for a few weeks if stored in an air tight container.
Keywords: Strawberry, compote, dessert,
Vinay Mummigatti

I love traveling, cooking, and reading. This blog is a reflection of my passion for cooking. Food is a representation of culture and I have tried to assimilate foods from different cultures across the world. I am an Indian by birth who moved to the USA 20 years back. I hope my recipes and articles bring new experiences and joy to the readers. Please share your comments and feedback.