Fresh Fig Compote

This recipe is easy to make in a single batch, but if you have buckets full of figs it is fun to make as gifts for your friends and family.

Serves: 16 Save

Ingredients (5)

  • 4 cup fresh figs, stemmed and quartered
  • 1 teaspoon finely diced jalapeno
  • 1/2 teaspoon finely grated orange rind
  • 1/2 cup fresh orange juice
  • 3 tablespoon honey


  1. Combine all ingredients in a heavy saucepan over medium heat.
  2. Bring to a simmer. Cook 10 minutes and remove from heat.
  3. Let cool. Place in an airtight container for up to 1 week. Serve over ice cream. Makes about 4 cups.

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