Cherry and Wine Compote

Cherry and Wine Compote


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This is a simple cherry compote infused with cinnamon and clove flavours that is quick to make. The cherries taste great with any dessert or ice cream.


Serves: 20 

  • 2 litres red wine
  • 1 3/4 cups (400g) sugar
  • 2 kg cherries
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • cloves, whole

Preparation:15min  ›  Cook:10min  ›  Extra time:21days resting  ›  Ready in:21days25min 

  1. Heat the red wine in a saucepan; do not boil.
  2. Dissolve sugar in it completely.
  3. Add in the washed cherries; do not remove the stones. Heat over a medium heat but do not allow to boil.
  4. Place a cinnamon stick and a clove in each jar and fill with the cherry sauce while it's still hot. Place lid on immediately and turn over on the lid to cool.
  5. Leave to infuse in a cool place for a few weeks.

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