Polish Dried Fruit Compote Recipe (Christmas)
This Polish Dried Fruit Compote Recipe (Christmas) is a delicious drink served as part of traditional Polish Christmas Eve celebrations.
Prep Time 3 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 18 minutes
Servings 6 people
- 500 g prunes pitted
- 1 and 1/4 l water
- 6 cloves
- 1 short cinnamon stick
- Fresh ginger about 1.5 cm long, peeled - not traditional, but works well!
- 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg and allspice
- Small piece of lemon and orange rind
- 1 level tablespoon sugar
Place all the ingredients in a large pot, cover and bring to boil. Lower the heat and simmer for about 15 minutes, stirring occasionally.
Remove from the heat and allow to cool. Separate the fruit from the liquid. This is optional and you can serve the compote using a ladle or transfer it into a jug.