This compote is bursting with juiciness, the perfect way to use up lots of blackberries. Our recipe beautifully balances the sweetness of ripe blackberries with a touch of tartness, creating a delicious and versatile topping. Enjoy it spooned over pancakes, tossed into yogurt, or as a decadent ice cream topping. Made with a lot of love and care, our blackberry compote will satisfy your fruity appetite at any time of the day. Give yourself a taste of summer with this delicious homemade treat!
- 750 g blackberries, halved
- 100g golden powdered sugar
- Juice ½ lemon
- a small pinch of ground cinnamon, optional
Cheat’s Blackberry Ripple Ice Cream
Drizzle half a portion of blackberry compote through a soft 500 ml cup of vanilla ice cream. Place back in the tub and place in the freezer for at least 2 hours.
- Blend two-thirds of the blackberries, sugar, lemon juice and cinnamon in a food processor until smooth.
- Sift the mixture to remove the seeds.
- Fold the remaining blackberries into the puree.
- Set the blackberry compote aside.
- Use within 2 days or freeze for later use.
Equipment and tools
For this recipe you will need the following equipment and tools:
- cutting board
- wooden spoon
This blackberry compote recipe does not contain common allergens such as nuts, dairy or gluten. However, it is always important to check the ingredients used for specific allergens.
Storage and leftovers
If there are any leftover blackberry compote, you can store it in an airtight container in the refrigerator. It stays fresh for about 3-4 days. To enjoy it again, simply reheat it gently on the stove or in the microwave before serving.
Health Benefits of Blackberry Compote
In addition to being a delicious addition to many desserts, blackberry compote also offers various health benefits. Made with halved blackberries, golden powdered sugar, lemon juice and a small pinch of ground cinnamon, this aromatic topping can provide a range of nutrients and antioxidants that contribute to overall well-being.
Rich in antioxidants
Blackberries are known for their high antioxidant content, which is why blackberry compote is a good choice for anyone looking to boost their antioxidant intake. Antioxidants help combat oxidative stress and may help protect the body from chronic diseases such as heart disease and certain types of cancer.
Excellent source of vitamins and minerals
Blackberries are packed with essential vitamins and minerals that support various functions in the body. They are particularly rich in vitamin C and provide a significant portion of the recommended daily dose. Vitamin C is important for a healthy immune system, collagen production and iron absorption.
Rich in fiber
Blackberries are a good source of fiber and consuming blackberry compote can add to your daily fiber intake. Fiber is important for maintaining a healthy digestive system, regulating blood sugar levels and promoting satiety.
Possible anti-inflammatory properties
Some studies suggest that blackberries may have potential anti-inflammatory properties. These properties may help reduce inflammation in the body and potentially reduce the risk of chronic diseases that involve inflammation, such as arthritis or heart disease.
Versatile and delicious
Aside from its health benefits, blackberry compote is a versatile and delicious addition to various dishes. It can be used as a topping for pancakes, waffles or yogurt, mixed into oatmeal or smoothies, or even swirled into ice cream to create a delicious treat.
Overall, incorporating blackberry compote into your diet allows you to enjoy its unique flavor while benefiting from the many health benefits it offers. Whether you incorporate it into your breakfast or dessert, this fruity topping is a delicious way to add some nutritional value to your meals.