It’s easy to transform storecupboard dried fruits into an indulgent compote with just a little fresh orange juice and some warming spices.
Takes 10 minutes • Serves 4
– 500g pack dried mixed fruit.
– 200ml/7fl oz fresh orange juice.
– ½ cinnamon stick.
– 6 whole cloves.
– 6 black peppercorns.
– 0% Greek yogurt or low-fat fromage frais, to serve.
Step 1:Tip the dried fruit, orange juice and whole spices into a microwave-proof bowl. Microwave on High for 4–5 minutes, stirring halfway through until the juices become sticky and the fruits are plump.
Step 2:Leave the compote to stand for a minute and serve in bowls with spoonfuls of yogurt or fromage frais.