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Stewed apple (compote)

Stewed apple (compote)

Here is a very basic but delicious recipe, and the pitfalls to avoid.

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Last modified on: November 8th 2017

For 750 g, you will need:

How long does it take?

PreparationRestingCookingStart to finish
33 min.30 min.10 min.1 hour 13 min.
Preservation: Some days in the fridge, in a closed jar. Compote can be frozen.
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Step by step recipe

1 Stewed apple (compote) : Photo of step #1Peel 1 kg apple, cut into four and remove the core, then cut each quarter into small pieces, and put in a pan.

1st important note: It's important that apple pieces are small, and of regular size, so that they cook quickly and evenly.
30 min.
2 Stewed apple (compote) : Photo of step #2Add 3 tablespoons caster sugar to apples, then 1 teaspoon Vanilla sugar, and pour in 4 tablespoons water and juice of ½ lemon.

2nd important note: Don't add too much water, only the minimum to produce a compote and not a soup.
2 min.
3 Stewed apple (compote) : Photo of step #3Cover and put on low heat, until apples are just tender (approximately 10 minutes).

3rd important note: Cover the pan tightly, to conserve the small amount of water and prevent apples from burning.
10 min.
4 Stewed apple (compote) : Photo of step #4Take off heat and remove lid.

4th important note: You don't need to cook a long time, the longer you cook, the more the fruit loose their vitamins.
5 Stewed apple (compote) : Photo of step #5Not absolutely needed, but if you like it smooth, Blend briefly to obtain desired consistency. 1 min.
6 Stewed apple (compote) : Photo of step #6Leave to cool by placing bottom of pan in cold water for 30 minutes, and stirring from time to time. 30 min.
7 Stewed apple (compote) : Photo of step #7Transfer to a jar or other sealed container, and keep in the fridge.
8 You can also watch this small video which summarize the recipe.

Remarks

The kind of apples used will strongly influence the taste and the texture of your compote, so choose good ones. In my opinion, the best compotes are made with slightly acidic apples like the "reinettes".

Nutritional information

Whole recipe
CaloriesProteins CarbohydratesFats
7354 gr173 gr3 gr
37 %1 %16 %<1 %
Per 100 g
CaloriesProteins CarbohydratesFats
63<1 gr15 gr0 gr
3 %<1 %1 %<1 %
% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories by day for a woman (change to a man).

How much will it cost?

For 750 g : 1.82 €

Note : These prices are only approximate.

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