Blackberry Compote is super versatile and can be used for a million and one things! Spread over bread, top off pancakes, or swirl through a cake batter; the options are endless!
Look at that bright pinkish-purple hue of the compote - Isn't it stunning?!
What Is A Blackberry Compote?
It is essentially cooked down blackberries, typically cooked with sugar and lemon juice to balance out the sweet & tart flavors. You can use Blueberry Compote in place of a jam or preserves!
How To Make The Perfect Blackberry Compote?
When making a this compote, make sure you're starting off with fresh, delicious tasting blackberries. It's ok if the blackberries are tart, because we'll be adding sugar to the recipe.
The Ingredients You Will Need:
- Honey (or sugar)
- Fresh lemon juice
Begin with combining all the ingredients in a medium sized pot. Stir together just to disperse all the ingredients among each other.
Once ingredients are mixed in the pot, set the pot on the stovetop and bring the mixture to a simmer (over medium or medium-low heat).
Once the berries have cooked and thickened, it's time to remove from the pot to allow to cool slightly before using right away or storing away once cooled.
What Can I Use the Compote For?
If you haven't thought of every which way one can you this delicious condiment, let's dive in!
First off, spread the compote onto toasted buttery bread for the ultimate breakfast. Savory bread and sweet berries are the perfect combination!
Additionally, one cake make a vanilla cake batter and swirl the blackberry compote into the batter before baking. This will yield a stunning swirled cake.
Some other ways to use Blackberry Compote:
- Top pancakes
- Top waffles
- Fill blintzes
- Garnish on pound cake
- Mix into oatmeal
- The list goes on!
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- To Die For Blueberry Muffins
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