We love fruit compotes around here. It started with this tasty strawberry compote. Then we shared this delicious apple compote, which is perfect on peanut butter toast! We went on to share this fabulous mango compote, which is great on these mango pancakes. When a kind neighbor knocked on our door to offer a bag of fresh peaches straight from the orchard, I couldn't resist whipping up a batch of peach compote to add to the fruit compote lineup.
I am sure that we will be adding many more fruit compote recipes in the days to come. They are such a great option for breakfast - on toast, yogurt, or as a topping for pancakes, waffles, French toast or crepes.
❤️ Reasons to Love this Recipe
- It's quick. If you have 15 minutes, you have time to make this recipe.
- It's simple. It uses only 3 ingredients.
- It's easy. You literally just throw everything into a saucepan, boil, and simmer. That's it!
- It's versatile. This compote works well as a topping for pancakes, waffles, French toast or yogurt, a filling for crepes, a cake filling, or in a yogurt parfait.
- 2 cups fresh peaches chopped into ½ inch squares. This is about 3-4 medium peaches.
- ⅓ cup granulated sugar.
- 2 teaspoons fresh lemon juice. The juice from one small lemon should be enough.
❓ Frequently Asked Questions
Yes it can! Like this homemade blueberry syrup, you can store this compote in your refrigerator for up to a month and up to a year in the freezer. To freeze, allow the compote to cool completely. Then pour it into a mason jar, leaving at least 1 inch at the top to allow for expansion during freezing, then cover tightly with a lid. Thaw out in the refrigerator, and then keep it refrigerated once opened. Reheat in the microwave for 1-2 minutes, checking at 30 second intervals.
Lemon juice will help prevent browning. This recipe uses lemon juice to keep the peaches looking fresh. It also adds flavor.
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- 2 cups fresh peaches Chopped into ½ inch squares. This is about 3-4 medium peaches.
- ⅓ cup granulated sugar
- 2 teaspoons fresh lemon juice The juice from one small lemon.
- Combine all ingredients in a medium non-reactive saucepan (stainless steel, ceramic or glass) over medium heat. Bring mixture to a boil stirring constantly.2 cups fresh peaches, ⅓ cup granulated sugar, 2 teaspoons fresh lemon juice
- Reduce heat to low and simmer for 10 minutes, stirring occasionally. Remove from heat and allow to cool.