Turkish Apricot Compote (Kayisi Kompostosu)

“POSTED FOR RAMADAN TAG. From http://www.turkishcookbook.com/ NOTE: I just realized almond extract contains alcohol unless there are alcohol free ones around. I would like to know.”
READY IN:
31mins
SERVES:
2
YIELD:
2
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 6 fresh apricots, peeled, pitted, sliced
  • 13 cup sugar
  • 2 cups water
  • 12 teaspoon almond extract
  • 2 tablespoons almonds, sliced, roasted lightly if you prefer

Directions

  1. Bring the sugar and water to boil in a medium cooking pot. Turn the heat down to very medium-low.
  2. Add the apricots and almond extract. Cook for about 5-6 minutes.
  3. Pour into a bowl and let it cool.
  4. Then chill in the fridge.
  5. Add almond slices.
  6. Serve in individual bowls with Pilaf on the side on hot Summer days.

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