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Winter Fruit Compote

Winter fruit compote, serves 12-16, recipe can be halved.
Author: Cynthia

Ingredients

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  • In a casserole dish layer
  • 1 pound of dried plums...oh go ahead and say it...prunes!
  • 1 pound of dried apricots
  • 1 can of pineapple chunks packed in juice, drained
  • 2 small cans of mandarin oranges
  • 1 can tart cherries drained
  • 1/2 cup dried cranberries
  • Mix together in a small bowl:
  • zest and juice of one orange
  • 1/3 cup sherry
  • 1/4 cup Grand Mariner or orange liqueur
  • 1/3 cup of honey
  • 1 tablespoon cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1 cup chopped nuts

Instructions

  • Layer fruit in a casserole or baking dish.
  • Whisk together zest, juice, sherry, liqueur, honey and spices and pour over fruit.
  • Top with chopped nuts. Bake at 350 degrees F. for 1 hour.
  • Serve warm.