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four-fruit compote

★★★★★ 1
a recipe by
mary Armstrong
San Antonio, TX

This is very good and soooo simple. It keeps for 2-3 days in the refrigerator. I have used mangoes which were very good and could use strawberries and pears. I have also used FRESH pineapple.

★★★★★ 1
serves 12-16
prep time 30 Min
cook time 15 Min

Ingredients For four-fruit compote

  • 1 can
    (20 ounce) pineapple chunks (drain and reserve juice)
  • 1/2 c
  • 2 Tbsp
  • 3/4 c
    pineapple juice (reserved from above)
  • 1/3 c
    orange juice
  • 1 Tbsp
    lemon juice
  • 3-4
    unpeeled apples, chopped
  • 2-3
    bananas sliced
  • 1 can
    (11 ounce) mandarin oranges, drained or a regular orange (1-2) cut-up

How To Make four-fruit compote

  • 1
    Drain pineapple, reserving liquid. In a saucepan, combine the sugar and cornstarch. Then add pineapple liquid, and juices.
  • 2
    Cook and stir over medium heat until thickened and bubbly; cook and stir 1 minute longer. Remove from heat.
  • 3
    In a bowl, combine: pineapple chunks, chopped apples, banana slices and oranges.
  • 4
    Pour warm sauce over the fruit; stir gently to coat. Cover and refrigerate.