Amaretto Compote*** Recipe
2 cup water
1 cup pitted prunes
1 cup dried appricots
2 medium red pears, cored and sliced
1/4 cup sugar
1 cup amaretto
1 tsp shredded lemon peel
In a medium saucepan combine water, prunes, and apricots. Bring to a
boil. Remove from heat and let stand for 15 min. Drain, reserving 1/2
cup liquid. Leave prunes and apricots on the side. In the 1/2 cup
liquid, combine pears, Amaretto, sugar and lemon peel. Cover and
simmer 10 minutes until the pears are crisp-tender. Stir in prunes
and apricots and heat through. Serve warm over vanilla ice-cream or
frozen yogurt. Also makes a wonderful topping for pound cake.
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