Summer fruit compote


 Summer Fruit Compote

A delicious Danish inspired compote which is good served with yogurt or ice cream as a summer pudding.


500g (1 lb) mixed summer berries eg strawberries, raspberries, blueberries, loganberries, blackcurrants

Squeeze of lemon juice

75g (3oz) granulated sugar

! teaspoonful cornflour mixed to a thin paste with water


Place fruit, sugar, and lemon juice in a saucepan and gently bring to the boil, stirring frequently. Simmer for 2 - 3 minutes then stir in cornflour paste. Bring back to the boil, then remove from the heat and pour into a basin. Allow to cool and store in the fridge until needed.


Thank you to Paul Cleave for this gorgeous recipe.