Strawberry Compote

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Strawberry Compote
Strawberries macerated with gin, lime zest, and cardamom make an unexpected compote. Get the recipe for Strawberry Compote ». Todd Coleman
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Serve this luscious sweet over ice cream, pound cake, or cheesecake. This recipe first appeared in our June/July 2011 BBQ issue along with Tracie McMillan's story Sweet Crusade.

Yield: makes About 3 Cups

Ingredients

  • 1 lb. strawberries, quartered
  • 3 tbsp. Demerara sugar
  • 2 tsp. dry gin
  • <sup>1</sup>⁄<sub>4</sub> tsp. ground cardamom
  • Zest and juice of 1 lime

Instructions

  • In a bowl, toss together berries, sugar, gin, cardamom, and lime zest and juice. Let sit until berries release their juice, about 10 minutes. Serve chilled or at room temperature.