Black Currant Compote

Black Currant Compote

I needed recipes other than jam to take advantage of my black currant bumper crop. A compote is by definition “a dessert of fruit cooked in syrup” and it is as simple to make as it sounds; making a small batch is not a burden even in the hot summer season because cooking times are short and, unlike with jam, there are no worries with compote about acidity, pectin levels or gelling, since it is supposed to be somewhat runny, like a sauce … click on title for more