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Strawberry Compote

This strawberry compete is easy to make and pairs well with different desserts. It can be mixed into cake batter and frosting or used as a topping or ice cream and other desserts.
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Course: Dessert
Cuisine: French
Keyword: Compote, Strawberry
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes
Resting Time: 1 hour
Total Time: 1 hour 35 minutes
Servings: 1 Cake
Calories: 550kcal
Cost: $8


  • 1 Sauce Pan


  • 500 grams Strawberries Sliced
  • 1/2 cup Sugar 100g
  • 1 tbps Water
  • 2 tsps Lemon juice


  • Rinse and remove stems from strawberries.
  • Slice strawberries and place into a sauce pan over medium-low heat.
  • Add sugar, water, and lemon and mix with the sliced strawberries.
  • Once strawberries have softened, after about 5-7 minutes, mash strawberries to break them down.
  • Stir occasionally until compote is reduced by about half.
  • Allow compote to cool and serve or place into an air tight container and refrigerate for up to two weeks.


Sodium: 7mg | Calcium: 84mg | Vitamin C: 299mg | Vitamin A: 62IU | Sugar: 125g | Fiber: 10g | Potassium: 781mg | Calories: 550kcal | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Fat: 2g | Protein: 3g | Carbohydrates: 139g | Iron: 2mg