Cranberry and apple compote

December 20, 2013 (Last Updated: January 11, 2019)
Cranberry and apple compote recipe

Cranberry and apple compote is a delicious way to add some tart flavours to any dish. Apple is much sweeter than tart cranberry, so the two create a wonderful balance when blended. Add this delicious sauce to cakes, yoghurt or fruit. 

Cranberry and apple compote

Serves: Makes 500ml
Cooking Time: 20 mins


  • 350g frozen cranberries
  • 200g (1 cup) sugar
  • 150g Granny Smith apples, peeled and grated
  • 10 cloves
  • 250ml (1 cup) water
  • 6g gelatine or 10 gelatine leaves



Place all of the ingredients in a pot and simmer for 10 minutes.


Place the gelatine leaves in cold water to soften, remove from the water and add to the compote.


Simmer for a further 2 minutes, remove from heat and pour into sterilised jars. Refrigerate to set.


Send this to a friend