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Old-Fashioned Warm Fruit Compote (Triple Slow Cooker)

By Kathy Moore & Roxanne Wyss

Old-Fashioned Warm Fruit Compote (Triple Slow Cooker)

Old-Fashioned Warm Fruit Compote

from ‘Overnight Guests' recipe feature in Triple Slow Cooker Entertaining by Kathy Moore & Roxanne Wyss


Makes 6 to 8 servings

This fruit compote combines old-fashioned ease with trendy flavor thanks to the wide variety of dried fruits on the market today.


3 cups            chopped dried fruits  (see tips)          750 mL

1⁄4 cup            granulated sugar            60 mL

1            2- to 3-inch (5 to 7.5 cm)  cinnamon stick          1

1 tsp            minced crystallized ginger            5 mL

2 cups            water            500 mL

1⁄2 cup            orange juice            125 mL


1.            In one slow cooker stoneware, combine dried fruits and sugar. Stir in cinnamon stick, ginger, water and orange juice.

2.            Cover and cook on Low for 6 to 7 hours or on High for 3 to 31⁄2 hours, until bubbly and fruit is tender. Discard cinnamon stick. Turn to Warm for serving.




Select a combination of dried fruits, such as apricots, peaches, apples, berries, plums and cherries. Cut larger pieces of fruit into quarters.