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Strawberry Compote

Heavenly Home Cooking
This perfectly sweet and versatile 3-ingredient strawberry compote recipe will reside in your recipe collection now and in the years to come. It's the perfect topping for pancakes, waffles, French toast, crepes, yogurt, and so much more!
5 from 3 votes
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 15 mins
Course Breakfast, Brunch, Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 2 cups
Calories 663 kcal


  • 3 pints fresh strawberries (or frozen strawberries thawed) washed, patted dry and sliced
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • ¼ cup cooking sherry


  • In a non-reactive pan (stainless steel or glass), over medium heat, combine the strawberries, sugar and sherry.
    3 pints fresh strawberries (or frozen strawberries thawed), 1 cup granulated sugar, ¼ cup cooking sherry
  • Bring to a boil, reduce the heat to low and simmer until the fruit is soft, about 10 minutes. Remove from heat and cool.
  • In a food processor, fitted with a metal blade, puree the strawberries for a few seconds until chunky or a few seconds longer until smooth.


Refrigerate any leftovers. Will keep in the refrigerator for two weeks.

Nutrition Facts

Calories: 663kcal (33%)Carbohydrates: 156g (52%)Protein: 5g (10%)Fat: 2g (3%)Saturated Fat: 1g (6%)Sodium: 11mgPotassium: 1129mg (32%)Fiber: 14g (58%)Sugar: 135g (150%)Vitamin A: 85IU (2%)Vitamin C: 417mg (505%)Calcium: 119mg (12%)Iron: 3mg (17%)

Nutritional information provided is for one serving and is only an estimate. The accuracy of the nutritional information for any recipe on this site is not guaranteed.

Total Servings 2 cups
Keyword easy, quick, vegetarian
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