Tuesday, January 29, 2008

Spiced Fruit Compote

3/4 cup water
orange rind
1/4 cup fresh orange juice
1/3 cup, firmly packed brown sugar
1 tsp ground cinnamon
1/4 tsp ground cardamom
7 oz pkt dried fruit salad mix
5 dried figs, halved lengthways
1 Granny Smith apple, peeled, cored, cut into thin wedges
Combine water, orange rind, orange juice, sugar, cinnamon and cardamom in a saucepan over low heat. Stir until sugar dissolves. Increase heat to medium-high. Add dried fruit and figs, and simmer, uncovered, stirring occasionally, for 8 minutes. Reduce heat to medium-low, add apple and simmer, uncovered, for 2 minutes or until tender. Spoon into serving bowls.

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