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Fruit Compote (Parve)


Fruit Compote

Fruit Compote

Giora Shimoni
This Fruit Compote, contributed by Susan Portman, is easy to make and aesthetic to serve at the end of a festive Sabbath or holiday meal. My 9-year-old son prefers this compote to chocolate cake.

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Cook Time: 30 minutes

Total Time: 35 minutes


  • 3 ripe nectarines
  • 3 ripe peaches
  • 3 ripe plums
  • 3 whole cloves
  • 1/4-1/2 cup apple juice
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 tsp. cinnamon


1. Cut fruit into small sections.
2. Place fruit in a sauce pan with cloves, apple juice, sugar and cinnamon.
3. Cook on medium-low heat until tender.


1. If too sweet, squeeze a little fresh lemon into compote.
2. If liquid evaporates before fruit is tender, add more apple juice a little at a time.
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