Karry Hosford
8 servings (serving size: 2/3 cup)

This typical Basque dessert uses both fresh and dried fruit. Serve it with fresh cheese or spooned over pound cake.

How to Make It

Step 1

Combine the first 5 ingredients in a microwave-safe bowl. Microwave at high 1 minute. Set aside.

Step 2

Combine white wine, water, sugar, and rinds in a medium saucepan, stirring well; bring to a boil. Add dry fruit mixture; cover, reduce heat, and simmer 10 minutes, stirring occasionally. Add apple; cover and cook 5 minutes, stirring occasionally. Add pear; cover and cook 5 minutes, stirring occasionally. Remove from heat. Cover and let stand at room temperature 2 hours.

Ratings & Reviews


January 15, 2018
Made this for Christmas brunch to go with baked oatmeal. It was fantastic! Much better than the Winter fruit compote I used to make. Will make again for sure. It is also good with vanilla yogurt and, of course, as a side along with cheese as it is intended.