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Apple Compote

Easy, simple and all natural apple compote. Great to spread on toast, in your morning porridge or to make your cakes soft and moist.

Course Breakfast, Brunch, Dessert, Snack
Cuisine healthy, vegan
Tags apple, compote, fruit, healthy, sweet, vegan
Prep time 10 minutes
Cook time 20 minutes
Total time 30 minutes
Servings 1 medium jar
Author Silvia Cooks


  • 7-8 apples (I used the old, ripe ones before they went off)
  • 2-3 tbsp water


  • 1/2 lemon juice and zest
  • 1-2 tsp cinnamon powder
  • 1 tsp grated ginger or powder (optional)


  1. Ideally get yourself some sweet organic apples (no need to peel!). Run and rub under water. Slice in quarters, remove the heart and seeds and chop into smaller cubes.

  2. Set a pot or saucepan to medium-high heat on the stove. Add the apples and the rest of ingredients. I only used apples and water. Feel free to add any optional flavours. Mix and bring it to a light boil, then reduce heat to low, cover and let it simmer for 20 mins, or until the apples have softened.

  3. Turn off the heat and let it sit, covered, for a while, while it cools down. Optional to blend it if you want a smoother texture. Enjoy!