Prune and Apricot Compote Veg
CD DP 25mins plus chilling
4 Cold Fruit
Nuts Alcohol Vegetarian Vegan Dessert Gluten Wheat Dairy Free Eggless
600ml/20fl.oz. hot strong Tea
tbsp Sherry (check manufacture)
orange, thinly sliced
Toasted Flaked Almonds
Place the prunes in a bowl and pour over the tea. Place the apricots in a
bowl and cover with 425ml/15 fl.oz. hot water. Cover and leave to soak
8 hours or overnight.
Turn the prunes and their soaking liquid into a saucepan. Add sugar to taste
simmer for 10 minutes or until the prunes are tender and the syrup has
slightly. At the same time, turn the apricots and their soaking liquid
another saucepan and simmer for 15-20 minutes until tender.
Using a slotted spoon, transfer the prunes and apricots to a glass serving dish.
over the the port or dry sherry, then spoon over a little of the cooking
Cover and leave until cold, then chill in the fridge for at least 1 hour or
To serve - decorate with slices of orange, grapes and flaked almonds.
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