Rote Grutze (German Berry Compote)

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A classic German dessert item using a variety of red berries. Serve with vanilla ice cream, vanilla pudding, rice pudding, whipped cream, etc. You can use fresh or frozen unsweetened raspberries, strawberries, red currants, or a combination of the three.

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Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
10 mins
Additional Time:
1 day
Total Time:
1 day 20 mins
Servings:
6
Yield:
6 servings

Ingredients

  • 6 cups raspberries

  • ½ cup white sugar

  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch

  • ¼ cup cold water

  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice

  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Directions

  1. Combine berries and sugar in non-stick saucepan over medium heat; bring to a boil while stirring constantly.

  2. Whisk cornstarch into cold water in a small bowl until dissolved completely; stir into the berry mixture. Reduce heat to medium low and cook mixture at a simmer until it begins to thicken, about 3 minutes.

  3. Remove berry mixture from heat. Stir lemon juice and vanilla extract into the berry mixture; transfer to a bowl. Cover bowl with plastic wrap and refrigerate for 24 hours.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

138 Calories
1g Fat
34g Carbs
1g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 138
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 1g 1%
Sodium 1mg 0%
Total Carbohydrate 34g 12%
Dietary Fiber 8g 30%
Total Sugars 23g
Protein 1g
Vitamin C 32mg 160%
Calcium 28mg 2%
Iron 1mg 4%
Potassium 192mg 4%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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