Pressure Cooker Fresh Berry Compote is a sweet and refreshing summer treat. A minute in the Pressure Cooker is all it takes!
In a few minutes, you can easily make Pressure Cooker Fresh Berry Compote.
My dad was the King of “stewed” fruit. I’m not sure I have ever seen anyone love fruit as much as my dad. He just took a bite out of an apple or a pear; he grabbed a plate, knife and his fruit and would slice off a piece one by one.
Stewed prunes and stewed fruit were favorites. I guess now stewed fruit is called “compote.”
Rather than standing over a stove and watching to make sure the fruit comes out just right, it’s really simple to make in the Pressure Cooker.
I get my love for compote from my dad. Fresh fruit was a must have in our house at all times. My dad loved to mix all kinds of fruit together to make his compote.
I love using fresh blueberries, strawberries, blackberries and raspberries, together, separately, whatever I like. I’ll usually make my compote with whatever looks freshest at the market.
Add the blueberries and strawberries to your Pressure Cooker cooking pot.
Because we make our own strawberry ice cream, I learned a little trick a long time ago. Add the sugar to the fruit, mix it around and let it sit for a bit. Lots of liquid will release from the berries, so you don’t need to add additional liquid to the Pressure Cooker cooking pot.
Look how much liquid is now in the cooking pot! No water need; all fruit. Add a little squeeze of lemon and/or orange juice, if you like and it’s ready to cook.
It’s so warm and fruitiliciousness! If you want to add a little Vanilla Beans, scrape some of the caviar out now and mix through.
You can put this compote on everything!
Now, get cooking. Let me know in the comments section below if you make this. See you there.
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- Amco Advanced Performance 18/10 Stainless Steel Measuring Spoons
- Culina Stackable (Dry) Stainless Steel Measuring Cups
- John Boos Maple Cutting Board with Groove
- Kerr Half Pint (8 oz) Mason Jars
Here is the handy printable recipe:
- 1 pound Fresh Strawberries washed, trimmed and cut in half
- 1 pound Fresh Blueberries washed
- 1/4 cup sugar
- 2 teaspoons Orange juice ( or 2 teaspoons Lemon Juice)
- Add fruit to Pressure Cooker cooking pot. Sprinkle with sugar and let sit 20 minutes. Add a little squeeze of orange juice.
Lock on lid and Close Pressure Valve. Cook at High Pressure for 1 minute.
- When Beep sounds, allow a 15 minutes Natural Pressure Release.
- Compote will thicken as it cools.
Any kind of berries, fruit or cherries will work, so use whatever you love.
Frozen fruit will work too, but will produce additional liquid. If first defrosted, pour out water and then add the sugar.