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Prep Time
10 mins
Cooking Time
8 h
Total Time
9 h
2 jars


5 cups
peeled and chopped dragon fruit (about two large)
1.25 L
large strips lemon zest
¼ cup
lemon juice
60 mL
cinnamon stick
1 tbsp
minced fresh ginger
15 mL
cardamom pods
⅓ cup
75 mL


Step 1

Combine dragon fruit, lemon zest, lemon juice, cinnamon stick, ginger and cardamom pods in saucepan set over medium-high heat; bring to a boil. Reduce to medium heat.

Step 2

Simmer 15 to 20 min., stirring frequently to prevent scorching, until liquid is syrupy. Discard whole spices and lemon zest. Stir in sugar; simmer 8 to 10 min. until thickened.

Step 3

Ladle compote into two 1-cup (250-mL) Mason jars and cool completely. Seal with lids and refrigerate 8 hr. until set. Enjoy immediately or store refrigerated up to 2 weeks. Decorate with festive ribbons or strings and tags.


Serve compote over ice cream, cakes and waffles. Also delicious served with roast pork or duck.

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Nutritional Facts Per Serving

Nutrition Description:
Per serving (1 tbsp/15 mL)
4 g
1 g
2 g
4 mg
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