10 Minute Mixed Berry Compote

This 10 Minute Mixed Berry Compote is a quick and easy summer topping for some of your favorite treats! Use fresh berries to cook up this sauce that is bursting with flavor! 

10 Minute Mixed Berry Compote

I’ve been all about the berries this summer! Blackberries are probably my favorite, but raspberries are a close second. Strawberries  are great too and so much more accessible, but when blackberries and raspberries are in season they are totally worth the splurge!

The berries almost didn’t make it into this recipe, they all almost ended up in my belly…. but I practiced some self control to bring you this amazing 10 Minute Mixed Berry Compote!

10 Minute Mixed Berry Compote

To make the compote you will cook down the berries with maple syrup and a little lemon juice and then thicken it with a little bit of corn starch. In only 10 minutes you will have a delicious and versatile berry sauce!

Here are some ideas for what to do with it!

10 Minute Mixed Berry Compote on Pancakes

1. Step up your pancake (or waffle) game by adding a generous portion to your stack!

Mixed Berry Compote on Ice Cream

2. If there is something that says summer more than berries, it’s ice cream and they make a winning combination! Hold the hot fudge and top your sundae with warm berry compote 🙂

Mixed Berry Yogurt Parfait

3. No time for pancakes? Layer granola, yogurt and mixed berry compote for an easy breakfast parfait!

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10 Minute Mixed Berry Compote

  • Author: Sprinkles & Sea Salt


10 Minute Mixed Berry Compote is a quick and easy summer topping for ice cream, yogurt, pancakes, cakes, biscuits, the list goes on!



8oz fresh strawberries

12oz fresh raspberries

12oz fresh blackberries

1/2 cup high quality maple syrup

1 tsp lemon juice

1 tbsp cornstarch

2 tbsp cold water


Remove stems from strawberries and slice into quarters

Add the strawberries, raspberries, blackberries, maple syrup and lemon juice to a heavy bottomed sauce pan

Heat on medium high, mixture will start to boil, stir frequently with a wooden spoon to keep from burning for 8 minutes

Meanwhile, dissolve the cornstarch in the cold water

Add the cornstarch mixture to the berry mixture, reduce heat to a low simmer

Simmer for 2 minutes until mixture thickens

Serve immediately or reserve in the fridge for up to 3 days


You could use frozen berries, but you will need to increase the cook time to allow them to thaw


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