Apple Pear Compote Recipe



Apple Pear Compote Recipe

Apples and pears are almost always popular, so this warm, comforting dessert recipe is great for potlucks or other get togethers.
Ingredients :
5 medium apples, peeled and chopped
3 medium pears, chopped
1 medium orange, thinly sliced
1/2 cup dried cranberries
1/2 cup packed brown sugar
1/2 cup maple syrup
1/3 cup butter, cubed
2 tablespoons lemon juice
2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
1 teaspoon ground ginger
5 tablespoons orange juice, divided
4 teaspoons cornstarch
Whipped cream and toasted chopped pecans, optional

In a 6-qt. electric pressure cooker, combine the first 10 ingredients. Stir in 2 tablespoons orange juice. Lock lid; make sure vent is closed. Select manual setting; adjust pressure to high, and set time for 6 minutes. When finished cooking, allow pressure to naturally release for 5 minutes, then quick-release any remaining pressure according to manufacturer's directions.
Select saute setting and adjust for high heat; bring liquid to a boil. In a small bowl, mix cornstarch and remaining orange juice until smooth; gradually stir into fruit mixture. Cook and stir until sauce is thickened, 1 to 2 minutes. If desired, top with whipped cream and pecans.

Nutrition Facts :
1/2 cup: 149 calories, 4g fat (2g saturated fat), 10mg cholesterol, 34mg sodium, 30g carbohydrate (25g sugars, 2g fiber), 0 protein.


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