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Compote - stewed fruit with almonds ready to serve

Instant Pot Ukrainian Compote - Stewed fruit

A super easy recipe to make with dried fruit, and a simple end to a big Christmas Eve dinner.
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Total Time 35 mins
Course Dessert
Cuisine Ukrainian-Canadian
Servings 8 servings

Ingredients
  

  • 4 ounces or 120 g dried apple rings
  • 6 ounces or 170 g apricots
  • 4 ounces or 120 g prunes
  • 8 ounces or 225 g raisins
  • 4 cups water
  • 2 cinnamon sticks
  • ¼ cup frozen orange juice concentrate optional
  • 1 ½ cups slivered almonds
  • Sugar to taste optional

Instructions
 

  • Preheat oven to 300°F
  • Combine 4 ounces dried apple rings, 6 ounces apricots, 4 ounces prunes and 8 ounces raisins in the Instant Pot
  • Add 2 cinnamon sticks, 4 cups of water and ¼ cup frozen orange juice concentrate.
  • Close the Instant Pot and set it to Manual with 4 minutes at High Pressure and More
  • Meanwhile toast the almonds on a cookie sheet until golden brown - about 10 minutes
  • After the cooking ends, wait 10 minutes before releasing the pressure
  • Remove the cinnamon sticks and stir the fruit together. Cool the fruit in the refrigerator.
  • Serve the fruit cold or warmed. Before serving combine the fruit with the almonds.