Recipe - Apple, pear and rhubarb compote

Apple, pear and rhubarb compote by Foodland Recipe Kitchen

Preparation Time: 10 mins
Cooking Time: 20 mins
Serves: 6


  • ¼ cup fresh orange juice
  • ¼ cup sugar
  • 2 ripe pears, peeled, cored and cut into quarters
  • 2 apples, peeled, cored and cut into quarters
  • 2 strips of orange zest
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • 4 sticks rhubarb, trimmed and cut into 4cm lengths


  • Saucepan and lid


This scrumptious and versatile fruit compote is quick and easy to make. Try adding it to your muesli and yoghurt for breakfast, or use it as a pancake topper!

  1. Place the orange juice and sugar in a saucepan, heat to dissolve sugar.
  2. Add prepared pears and apples, orange zest and cinnamon stick.
  3. Cover and cook over medium heat for 5 minutes.
  4. Remove lid, add rhubarb and simmer for a further 5 minutes, turn off heat and allow to sit for 15 minutes before serving.

The compote will keep refrigerated for up to 5 days or can be frozen in small portions.