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Puny's Brandied Fruit Compote

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  Dried apricots 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs), coarsely chopped
  Pears 1 Cup (16 tbs), coarsely chopped
  Pitted prunes 1 Cup (16 tbs), coarsely chopped
  Dried cranberries 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Dried apples 2 Cup (32 tbs), coarsely chopped
  Cherries 1 Cup (16 tbs), dried
  Brown sugar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Brandy 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Unsalted butter 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Lemon juice 1 Tablespoon
  Lemon zest 1 Tablespoon
  Orange zest 1 Tablespoon
  Water 3 Cup (48 tbs)

Combine the dried fruit in a large bowl and add enough hot water to cover by 1 inch.
Let the fruit soak for 25 minutes, then dram well.
Place the soaked fruit, brown sugar, brandy, butter, salt, lemon juice, lemon zest, orange zest, and water in a large saucepan over high heat.
Bring the mixture to a boil, reduce the heat, and simmer for 30 minutes.
Pour the compote into a bowl, cool, and refrigerate until ready to serve.
Or you may also serve the compote warm.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Everyday, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
40 Minutes
Ready In: 
55 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 525 Calories from Fat 70

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 8 g12.2%

Saturated Fat 4.8 g24.2%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 20.2 mg6.7%

Sodium 193 mg8%

Total Carbohydrates 106 g35.2%

Dietary Fiber 10 g39.9%

Sugars 86.7 g

Protein 3 g5%

Vitamin A 37.3% Vitamin C 20.6%

Calcium 5% Iron 9.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Puny's Brandied Fruit Compote Recipe