Easy Blueberry Compote

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Blueberry Compote

Do you know how to pronounce the word, “Compote?”

Well…I didn’t for the longest time.  Like until just 5 minutes ago.   Sigh.

I knew how to cook a compote and what it was and that I liked it on my pancakes.  But actually pronouncing it?

Easy Blueberry Compote - Frozen Blueberries

Not so much.

At restaurants, I would kind of mumble or slur my words so as not to give away I didn’t know how to say it.

Sad, I know.

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And I probably wasn’t even fooling anyone.  Ah well.

The thing is: I have a wonderful and easy peasy Blueberry Compote recipe I wanted to share but I felt I couldn’t post the recipe unless I knew how to pronounce the word accurately.

I know.  I know.  You would’ve never even known I couldn’t pronounce it if I hadn’t said anything.

Easy Blueberry Compote

But I had to come clean.  It had been too long!

I feel much better now, so thank you very much.

In fact, I even found a website that pronounces words for you.  So if you don’t know how to pronounce “compote” either, just click on over here.

No one will ever know…

Blueberry Compote

**Cough** No judging. **Cough**

As for this tasty Blueberry Compote, I highly suggest you try it out this weekend for breakfast…over some pancakes, waffles, cheesecake, oatmeal or french toast.  Shoot…I like it by the spoonful.

Who are we kidding here?

Blueberry Compote

Check out this video to see just how crazily easy this compote is to make.  And, yes, to say as well.

Easy Blueberry Compote

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5 from 2 votes
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Easy Blueberry Compote
Prep Time
5 mins
Cook Time
20 mins
Total Time
25 mins
 
Got some frozen blueberries? This is a super easy way to make a deliciously fruity syrup to enjoy on your waffles or pancakes.
Categories: Sauce
Difficulty: Easy
Keyword: blueberry compote, blueberry compote no sugar, blueberry compote recipe
Servings: 4
Calories: 83 kcal
Author: Lacey Baier of A Sweet Pea Chef
Ingredients
  • 2 cups frozen blueberries divided
  • 3 tbsp water
  • 2 1/2 tbsp honey
  • 1/4 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1/2-1 tsp fresh lemon juice optional
Instructions
  1. Pour half the blueberries (1 cup) into a medium sauce pan and set aside the remaining 1 cup. Add the water, honey and cinnamon and cook over medium-high heat. Once boiling, reduce to a simmer and cook for an additional 10 minutes.
  2. After 10 minutes, gently smash the blueberries against the pan using a wooden or plastic spatula. Add the remaining blueberries and cook for an additional 5-6 minutes to heat through.
  3. Add lemon juice, if desired, to taste. (This will make the blueberry flavor pop a little bit more but isn't necessary.)
  4. Serve warm.

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Nutrition Facts
Easy Blueberry Compote
Amount Per Serving
Calories 83 Calories from Fat 2
% Daily Value*
Fat 0.2g0%
Sodium 1.3mg0%
Carbohydrates 21.7g7%
Fiber 1.9g8%
Sugar 18.2g20%
Protein 0.6g1%
Vitamin C 10.7mg13%
Calcium 10mg1%
Iron 0.4mg2%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

 

Lacey Baier

Hey y’all, I’m Lacey Baier and I’m so glad you’re here! I’m a healthy lifestyle influencer and the creator of this clean-eating blog and YouTube channel, A Sweet Pea Chef. My recipes have been published on Food Network, Good Morning America, FoxNews, Tastemade, Fitness Magazine, and much more. I live in Dallas, Texas with my husband and four kiddos. Let’s get started!

24 thoughts on “Easy Blueberry Compote

  1. 5 stars
    I use your recipe with fresh blueberries. Once it’s cooled, I store the compote in a mason jar in the fridge. My family uses the compote on ice cream, yogurt, toast, sandwiches, etc. I imagine, this would be good in a vinaigrette as well. Thanks for sharing!

  2. I tried this the other day, and I used the compote to make a blueberry cobbler (my first cobbler ever). And my family loved it! It was so good!
    Now I’m trying it with come canned peaches as well, and a little of the peach syrup. I also added a couple sprinkles of ground ginger.
    Here’s hoping!

  3. Sounds good! I am looking to swirl this into mini cheesecakes so I think I will cut out the honey so it isn’t too sweet and maybe less water? I don’t know I will make it as you have listed and work from there. I can’t wait to try this on waffles too! I just found this site from a google search. Seems like a great site. Oh and I’m certainly going to use that site from now on when I need to know how to say a word lol. Thanks 🙂

    1. Hi Adrienne! I’m so glad you found this site. Welcome 🙂

      Your idea of swirling it into a mini cheesecake sounds amazing. Yes, I’d recommend reducing the liquid since you’ll want it to be a swirl. Best of luck!

  4. Did a quick search for blueberry compost this morning and found your website. Tried it out on pancakes and my family loved it! Thanks for a great, quick and delicious recipe!

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