Easy Cherry Compote Recipe

If you've ever found yourself with a surplus of fresh cherries and a craving for something sweet and tart, you're in for a treat. 

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Cherries - fresh or frozen Sugar Lemon Juice - fresh, not from concentrate Fresh, filtered water

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Here are the simple ingredients:

Add the cherries, sugar, and water to a  saucepan and cook over medium heat until the sugar dissolves. Stir occasionally.

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Step 1

Remove from heat and stir in lemon juice. Taste and adjust lemon juice and sugar if needed.

Step 2

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Allow the cherry compote to cool before transferring it to a clean glass jar.  Store in the fridge for up to 1 week.

Step 3

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Be careful not to add too much water since the cherries release cherry  juice as they cook.  Stir occasionally while cooking, being careful not  to crush the cherries.

Tip:

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It's the perfect topping for dessert, or breakfast, or you can enjoy it on its own. Refer to the blog post for detailed instructions with helpful tips! Enjoy!

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