Seasons last batch of strawberries goes into making a chunky compote. Compote or Coulis, Sauce, Jam is basically a sort of chunky fruit sauce with pieces of fruits in it. A compote can have more than one fruit in it. Strawberry compote is cooked for at least a short period of time in a light sugar syrup and later be preserved to use as toppings or s a sweetener.
Dessert made of whole or pieces of fruit in sugar syrup seasoned with lemon or orange peel or zest. The compote is served either warm or cold. Equal quantity of water and sugar is combined with corn starch and lemon zest to make a sticky syrup which is then cooked with fresh strawberry chunks to get a thick and warm chunky sauce. The compote can be stored in room temperature in winters but in summers it is advised to store in refrigerator. Use it as a spread on bread or wraps or as a topping on your desserts, strawberry compote is an ideal flavor enhancer and makes your desserts even more delicious.