Kick-start dried fruit compote

By Hope Malau
25 May 2015

Rev up your morning with a yummy dried-fruit salad and yoghurt.

Serves: 4-6 Preparation: 5 min Cooking: 30 min Chilling: 30 min

  • 500 ml (2 c) red wine
  • 80 ml (? c) sugar
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • 2 star anise
  • 1 ml (¼ t) vanilla seeds
  • 16 dried prunes, pitted
  • 16 dried figs
  • 16 dried apricots
  • 60 ml (¼ cup) cranberries
  • plain yoghurt

1. Bring wine, 250 ml (1 c) water, sugar, cinnamon stick, star anise and vanilla seeds to a boil in large saucepan. Add prunes, figs, apricots and cranberries and bring to a gentle simmer for 30 minutes.

2. Cool, remove cinnamon stick and star anise and chill for 30 minutes. Serve over plain yoghurt.

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