Cranberry Compote with Vanilla and Cinnamon

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What to do with fresh cranberries? Simply a compote! Here is an original and winter recipe for a Cranberry Compote with Vanilla and Cinnamon. I love to serve this compote on my porridge in the morning, it is also great on a slice of brioche, a croissant or yogurt.

Cranberry Compote with Vanilla and Cinnamon

Where and when to find fresh cranberries?

Fresh cranberries look like small cherries. Be careful, however, not to bite into them directly because they are very acidic and astringent. They are however delicious when cooked.

The flesh of the cranberries is white but when cooked the cranberries take on a beautiful red color.

Unlike other red fruits, cranberries arewinter berries. You can find them fresh between October and January. In the Nordic countries, they are very common. In the United States, they are found almost everywhere, as they are one of the star foods of Thanksgiving, served in the form of sauce.

You can usually find fresh cranberries in the produce section of your supermarket or at the market.

Cranberry Compote with Vanilla and Cinnamon

How to prepare fresh cranberries?

The preparation of fresh cranberries is very simple! To start, I wash my cranberries and dry them well. And that’s it! No need to remove a core or seeds.

They can be added as is to your cakes, brioche, sauce or compote.

What can I serve this Cranberry Compote with Vanilla and Cinnamon with?

This compote Cranberry Compote with Vanilla and Cinnamon can be eaten as is however, it is very strong in taste. Therefore, I propose to serve it either:

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Recipe for Cranberry Compote Vanilla and Cinnamon

For 6 servings you need the following ingredients.

Ingredients

  • 300 g fresh cranberries
  • 2 small apples
  • 70 g cane sugar
  • 1 teaspoon of cinnamon
  • 1 vanilla bean or vanilla extract

Preparation

Wash the cranberries and dry them. Peel the apples and cut them into small pieces. Open the vanilla bean and scrape out the seeds.

In a small pot, pour the cranberries, apples, sugar, cinnamon and vanilla. Mix everything well. Close the pot with a lid and cook over medium heat for 15 minutes.

Don’t forget the lid because the cranberries “explode” in the pan and they may stain. You will hear “pops” like with popcorn, it’s perfectly normal!

Stir the compote well once cooked, then let it cool.

Cranberry Compote with Vanilla and Cinnamon

Frequently Asked Questions

How long does this compote keep?

This compote can be stored for several days in the refrigerator in a closed container. For my part, it kept for 8 days in the refrigerator without any problem!

Can we freeze this compote?

Yes, you can! You can prepare more and pour the compote into ice cube moulds for example. This will give you individual portions for your next breakfast.

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Cranberry Compote with Vanilla and Cinnamon

What to do with fresh cranberries? Simply a compote! Here is an original and winter recipe for a Cranberry Compote with Vanilla and Cinnamon. I love to serve this compote on my porridge in the morning, it is also great on a slice of brioche, a croissant or yogurt.
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Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Course Dessert
Cuisine International
Servings 6
Calories 101 kcal

Ingredients
 
 

  • 300 g fresh cranberries
  • 2 apples small
  • 70 g cane sugar
  • 1 teaspoon of cinnamon
  • 1 vanilla bean or vanilla extract

Instructions
 

  • Wash the cranberries and dry them. Peel the apples and cut them into small pieces. Open the vanilla bean and scrape out the seeds.
  • In a small pot, pour the cranberries, apples, sugar, cinnamon and vanilla. Mix everything well. Close the pot with a lid and cook over medium heat for 15 minutes.
  • Stir the compote well once cooked, then let it cool.

Notes

Don’t forget the lid because the cranberries “explode” in the pan and they may stain. You will hear “pops” like with popcorn, it’s perfectly normal!

Nutrition

Sodium: 2mgCalcium: 11mgVitamin C: 9mgVitamin A: 64IUSugar: 20gFiber: 4gPotassium: 109mgCalories: 101kcalMonounsaturated Fat: 1gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gSaturated Fat: 1gFat: 1gProtein: 1gCarbohydrates: 26gIron: 1mg
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