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Christmas Dried Fruit Compote

Janice Pattie
A rich combination of dried fruits with orange and Amaretto sprinkled with pistacho nuts.
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Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Chill Time 12 hrs
Total Time 12 hrs 25 mins
Course Dessert
Cuisine British
Servings 6
Calories 330 kcal


  • 100 g dried apricots
  • 100 g Medjool dates
  • 100 g dried cranberries
  • 3 clementines
  • 250 ml water
  • 250 ml Amaretto liqueur
  • 50 g pistachio nuts shelled and chopped


  • Wash the clementines thoroughly. Take one of the clementines and slice it very thinly, then cut the slices in half.
  • Put the sliced clementine, dried apricots, dates. and cranberries into a pan with the water
  • Put a lid on the pan and simmer the dried fruit with the water for 15 minutes.
  • When the fruit is cooked, add the juice of the two clementines and the Amaretto.
  • Leave to cool and out the compote into a lidded container and place in the fridge overnight.
  • Serve topped with chopped pistachio nuts.


Calories: 330kcalCarbohydrates: 57gProtein: 3gFat: 4gSaturated Fat: 1gSodium: 8mgPotassium: 480mgFiber: 5gSugar: 48gVitamin A: 660IUVitamin C: 19mgCalcium: 40mgIron: 1mg