Dried Fruit Compote
|Mixed dried fruit||22 Ounce (2 Packages, 11 Ounce Each)|
|Hot tap water||2 1⁄2 Cup (40 tbs)|
|Cinnamon sticks||2 (2 Pieces, 3 Inch Long)|
|Preserved kumquats||9 1⁄2 Ounce (1 Jar)|
|Light corn syrup||1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)|
|Orange flavored liqueur||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
1. Remove pits from prunes in packages of mixed dried fruit. In 2 1/2- to 3-quart casserole or bowl, place mixed dried fruit. Add hot tap water and cinnamon sticks. Cover with casserole lid or large plate. Cook at high (100% power) 12 to 15 minutes, stirring every 5 minutes, until fruit is tender. Stir in kumquats with their syrup, corn syrup, and liqueur.
2. Cover casserole and refrigerate at least 24 hours before serving, to blend flavors. Store fruit in refrigerator to use up within 2 weeks.