Blueberry Compote

  • Serves

    makes about 1 cup


Poured over ice cream, stacked between weekend flapjacks, or layered into this summery Sweet Corn Trifle, this vibrant berry compote captures the best of the season's fruit.


  • 14 cup sugar
  • 1 cup fresh blueberries
  • 1 tbsp. finely grated lemon zest, plus 1 1/2 tbsp. lemon juice
  • 1 tsp. chopped fresh thyme leaves


Step 1

Boil sugar and ¼ cup water in a 1-qt. saucepan; cook until slightly thickened, 5–6 minutes. Gently stir in blueberries and cook just until slightly softened, 1–2 minutes. Remove from heat and stir in lemon juice and zest, and thyme; let cool completely.

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