Compote (French for “mixture”) is a dessert originating from 17th century France made of whole or pieces of fruit in sugar syrup. Whole fruits are immersed in water and with sugar and spices added to the dish, over gentle heat. (Wikipaedia)
- 4 apples, cored + sliced or cubed
- ½ tsp cloves, allspice or cinnamon
- juice 1½-2 lemons, depending on size
- 3 tbsp caster sugar
- 4 tbsp clear honey
- double cream to serve
Put all the ingredients in a saucepan and cook for 5-6 mins until the apples are just tender.
Serve with warm pancakes and double cream.
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