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Blackberry Compote

Katelyn Theofanis
Blackberry Compote is a lovely addition to breakfast or dessert. Scoop atop pancakes, oatmeal, or yogurt. It's beautifully sweet and tart, which compliments a multitude of foods.
5 from 2 votes
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 20 mins
Course Breakfast, Condiments
Cuisine French
Servings 1 cup
Calories 265 kcal


  • 2 cups fresh blackberries rinsed
  • 3 tablespoon granulated sugar
  • 2 teaspoon lemon juice freshly squeezed
  • pinch salt


  • In a small saucepan, toss together the blackberries, lemon juice, sugar, and salt. Allow the mixture to sit for about 5 minutes to macerate.
  • Place the saucepan with the berry mixture over medium heat and bring to a boil, stirring frequently.
  • Reduce the heat to low and allow the mixture to simmer for about 15 minutes, or until the mixture has reduced and thickened slightly.
  • Remove the pan from the heat and allow the mixture to cool. Serve warm, or allow to cool completely before transferring it to an airtight container. Refrigerate for up to 2 weeks.


  • The compote will continue to thicken as it cools. 
  • To freeze: Completely cool the compote. Transfer it to a freezer-safe bag or an airtight container. Freeze for up to 2 months. 


Calories: 265kcalCarbohydrates: 64gProtein: 4gFat: 1gSaturated Fat: 1gSodium: 3mgPotassium: 478mgFiber: 15gSugar: 50gVitamin A: 617IUVitamin C: 64mgCalcium: 84mgIron: 2mg
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