Growing Chefs! Ontario Blueberry Compote

Blueberry Compote

Enjoy this sauce as a delicious topping with pancakes, mixed into plain yogurt or blend it smooth to use a sauce for plating beautiful desserts.
Serves 4-6
4 cups frozen blueberries1/2 cup water1/2 cup sugar1/2 lemon, juiced
Measuring cupsMeasuring spoonsCutting boardParing knifeWooden spoonMedium potBlender (optional)Dish towel

Get Organized!

Gather your mis en place; get together all of the equipment needed for the recipe and gather all of the ingredients.

Get Prepped!

Prepare your lemon by cutting it in half and squeezing out the juice from one side, be careful to remove any seeds from the lemon juice.

Measure out your blueberries, water, and sugar directly into medium pot. 

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Get Cooking!

Add the lemon juice to your other ingredients in the medium pot, and stir with a wooden spoon.

Cook over medium heat about 10 minutes, until blueberries have broken down slightly and the liquid has reduced by about half. 

Optional: If you want to make a smooth sauce to be used for plating desserts, transfer the compote to a blender and blend until smooth, adding a small amount more water if needed to reach desired consistency.

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Four Grain Pancakes

These pancakes are hearty, healthy, and sure to start your day off in the best way! If you don’t have all of the grains listed, try substituting your own combination of delicious whole grain flours.

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Sometimes you need cheesecake, and you need it FAST! These adorable little cheesecake cups are ready in less than an hour, and are great for desserts or snacks. Try them topped with fruit salad for a beautiful presentation.

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