Strawberry Compote

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.

Strawberry Compote Strawberry Compote
Serve this luscious sweet over ice cream, pound cake, or cheesecake.
Yield: makes About 3 Cups

Ingredients

  • 1 lb. strawberries, quartered
  • 3 tbsp. Demerara sugar
  • 2 tsp. dry gin
  • 14 tsp. ground cardamom
  • Zest and juice of 1 lime

Instructions

  1. 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.