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Blackberry Compote

  • yield: Makes 1 1/2 cups


  • 1 pint blackberries
  • 3 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 tablespoon Cassis liqueur, (optional)
  • 1 tablespoon water


  1. Step 1

    Place blackberries, sugar, liqueur (if using), and 1 tablespoon water in a small saucepan over medium heat. Cook, stirring occasionally, until the berries become soft and juicy, 4 to 5 minutes. Serve warm.

Martha Stewart Living, September 1999