Apple and pear compote


Makes 12 portions

8 eating apples, peeled, cored and cut into chunks

4 Bramley apples, peeled, cored and cut into chunks

8 firm pears, peeled, cored and thickly sliced

6 tbsp sugar, or more to taste

250g dried cranberries


  • Place the apples, pears and sugar in a large pot and add 50ml of water. Bring to a simmer and cook for 15 minutes until the cooking apples have collapsed and the eating apples and pears are tender.
  • Add the cranberries and cook for one minute, then add more sugar if needed. Serve on top of pancakes or with vanilla ice cream.


Per serving:
209kcals, 0.5g fat (0g saturated), 54.2g carbs, 39.3g sugars, 1g protein, 9.5g fibre, 0.003g sodium