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Alexander Dumas's Apricot Compote

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Category: Fruit, Desserts

 Ingredients List

  • 1/2 c Water
  • 1 c Sugar
  • 8 oz Apricot halves; fresh
  • 1 Orange; juiced OR 6-to-8 tbs
  • -orange juice


Halve and pit the apricots. In a heavy, medium saucepan, boil the water and
sugar until thickened into syrup, about 5 minutes. Add apricots to the hot
syrup and cook over medium heat for 3 minutes. Remove from heat and add the
orange juice, Let cool before serving.

"SIMPLICITY itself, this recipe has lived a long and glamorous life.
Created by Dumas, author-cum-chef, the low-fat compote brims with flavor
and nutrition, particularly vitamines A and E."

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