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Hot Fruit Compote Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Mildred Greene (a.k.a. Nan, Grandma Greene, Aunt Mil)
Added: Tuesday, February 12, 2008

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 can chunk pineapple
1 large can sliced peaches
1 large can sliced pears
1 small jar marishino cherries
1/3 cup flour
3/4 cup butter (1 1/2 sticks)
2 tablespoons lemon juice
1 cup pineapple juice
3/4 cup brown sugar

Directions:
Directions:
Drain fruit, saving pineapple juice. Place the fruit in a deep, round baking dish. In a saucepan, combine the flour, butter, lemon juice, pineapple juice, and brown sugar. Cook over medium high heat until thick. Pour the heated mixture over the fruit. Let dish stand in refrigerator overnight. Bake the next morning at 350 degrees for 1 hr. and 15 min.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This can be made a day ahead or you can cook it right after mixing. Variation: after bringing dish out of the oven, cut up 2 bananas and add to the dish before serving.

 

 

 

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