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blueberry compote

Blueberry Compote

Serves: 4 to 6

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2 cups fresh or frozen blueberries
3/4 cup sugar
Juice of 1 lemon
1 tablespoon cornstarch


In a medium saucepan combine all of the ingredients. Bring to a simmer over medium heat, then reduce the heat to medium-low. Gently simmer, stirring occasionally, until most of the berries have burst and the mixture has thickened, about 30 minutes. Remove from the heat and let cool completey before transferring to an airtight container. Refrigerate until ready to serve.

About the recipe

This blueberry compote recipe is incredibly versatile, and it can serve as a delicious accompaniment to everything from pancakes to ice cream, and even game meats. Since there’s a substantial amount of sugar in the recipe, there’s no need to exclusively use fresh blueberries; frozen should work just fine.