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Cinnamon-Flavoured Apricot Compote

31 Reviews
67% would make this recipe again

A little cooking surprisingly intensifies the flavour of apricots, bringing them more toward the concentrated taste of dried apricots.

Preparation : 5 min Cooking : 10 min
80 calories/serving
  • Can be done in advance
  • Can be frozen
  • Very easy
  • Gluten Free
  • Lactose Free
  • Nuts & Peanuts Free
  • Halal
  • Kosher
  • Vegetarian
  • Kid-friendly
  • Diabetes-friendly
  • Artery-healthy
  • Heart-healthy

Ingredients

16 apricots 650 g
2 tsp sugar 8 g
3/4 tsp ground cinnamon 2 g
1/2 cup water 125 mL

Before you start

Fot best results, use ripe apricots.

Method

  1. Briefly wash the apricots. Split them in half, pull apart and remove their pits. Add them to a saucepan with the sugar, cinnamon, and water. Cook over medium-low heat, covered, for about 5-8 min, until the apricots are soft.
  2. Take off heat and let cool. Serve with its juice either lukewarm or at room temperature.

Remarks

This compote keeps up to 10 days in the refrigerator or up to 4 months in the freezer.

Nutrition Facts Table

per 1 Serving (180g)

Amount

% Daily Value

Calories

80

Fat

1 g

1 %

Saturated 0 g
+ Trans 0 g

0 %

Cholesterol

0 mg

Sodium

0 mg

0 %

Carbohydrate

19 g

6 %

Fibre

3 g

13 %

Sugars

16 g

Protein

2 g

Vitamin A

30 %

Vitamin C

25 %

Calcium

2 %

Iron

6 %

Servings of Canada's Food Guide

1 serving of this recipe is equivalent to :
Vegetables and Fruits : 1 ½ servings
Grain Products : 0 serving
Milk and Alternatives : 0 serving
Meat and Alternatives : 0 serving

Claims

This recipe is :
Free  :
Cholesterol, Saturated Fat, Sodium, Trans Fat
Low  :
Fat
Source of  :
Copper, Fibre, Folacin, Iron, Magnesium, Manganese, Niacin, Pantothenic Acid, Vitamin C, Vitamin E, Vitamin K
Good source of  :
Potassium
Excellent source of  :
Vitamin A
Diet-related health claims  :
Artery-healthy

DIABETES Exchange

1 serving of this recipe is equivalent to :
Food Group Exchanges
Fruits 1
Other Foods 0

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31 Reviews (29 with rating only ) 67% would make this recipe again
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kimmieluwho
august 01, 2009 | I would make this recipe again

Simple but divine. This recipe is a fabulous way to use up abundant apricots, such as I have dropping from the trees in my neighbourhood. I needed a freezer-friendly fruit preserve and this one is great! My kids and my partner all love it. We eat it in fresh yogourt or over warm oatmeal. YUM!

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MilkyDay
june 17, 2009 | I would make this recipe again

We added a touch of vanilla ice cream: DE-LI-CIOUS.

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MilkyDay
june 17, 2009 | I would make this recipe again

We added a touch of vanilla ice cream: DE-LI-CIOUS.

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kimmieluwho
august 01, 2009 | I would make this recipe again

Simple but divine. This recipe is a fabulous way to use up abundant apricots, such as I have dropping from the trees in my neighbourhood. I needed a freezer-friendly fruit preserve and this one is great! My kids and my partner all love it. We eat it in fresh yogourt or over warm oatmeal. YUM!

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