African Fruit Compote

African Fruit Compote

(6 servings)    Printable Version
  • 1 cup fresh pineapple - diced
  • 1 cup fresh cantaloupe - diced
  • 1 cup oranges - peeled and sliced
  • 1/2 cup strawberries - sliced
  • 1/2 cup canned lichee nuts
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 2 Tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 2 Tablespoons pure vanilla extract
  • 1 pinch salt
In a large bowl, toss all fruit until well combined. Pour lichee nuts over fruit.

In a small sauce pan, combine water, sugar, lemon juice and salt. Bring to a boil for one minute. Remove sauce pan from heat and stir in vanilla extract.

Pour sauce over fruit and lichee nuts.

Cover and refrigerate for one hour.

Serve cold in individual compote dishes.


In Madigascar, an island off the south east coast of Africa, this dish is known as Salady Voankazo.

Mr Breakfast would like to thank Mr Breakfast for this recipe.

Comments About This Recipe
What do you think of African Fruit Compote?
Overall Average Rating = 4 (out of 5)
Based on 2 votes.


From k. baldwin
Rating (out of 5):  

This is delightfully good. So nice to have something different and fruity.

Comment submitted: 11/10/2010 (#11532)



From Man Eater
Rating (out of 5):  

You can really taste the Ethiopian.

Comment submitted: 4/18/2007 (#2192)





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