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Ukrainian Dried Fruit Compote Uzvar

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“This compote, a traditional dish made from dried fruit is served for Christmas Eve.”
READY IN:
1hr 20mins
SERVES:
8
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Combine fruit in a large pot and fill with enough cider to cover it by a third or more.
  2. (The fruit will absorb a lot of liquid.) Add cloves and lemon peel.
  3. Simmer until the larger pieces are cooked but not falling apart.
  4. Pour off liquid and cook until reduced by a third.
  5. To reduced liquid add honey, cinnamon, lemon juice, and fruit.
  6. Reheat, stirring.
  7. Taste, and add more lemon juice if needed.
  8. Serve warm in crystal or clear glass bowls.
  9. Keeps in the refrigerator for up to 2 weeks.

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