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Spiced Poached & Stewed Peach Compote

How to make homemade Peach Compote. Our easy poached & stewed peach recipe is flavoured with cinnamon, sherry, wine and schnapps.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Condiment
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Peach Compote, Stewed Peach
Servings: 8
Calories: 137kcal


  • French knife
  • measuring cups
  • measuring spoons
  • Large Skillet
  • Spatula or Wooden Spoon


  • 2 tbsp Unsalted Butter
  • 5 tbsp White Sugar
  • 3 Whole Cloves
  • 1 Cinnamon Stick
  • 1/2 cup Riesling White Wine
  • 5 cups Peaches sliced
  • 1/4 cup Dry Sherry
  • 1/4 cup Peach Schnapps


  • Heat a skillet over medium heat. When the pan is hot, add the butter and melt, stirring constantly.
  • Stir in the sugar, cloves, cinnamon, and wine and cook at a simmer, stirring constantly, until the sugar is completely dissolved.
  • Allow the liquid to cook until it is reduced by half, about 5 minutes. Add the peach slices, sherry and Peach Schnapps and cook, turning them once until they are fork-tender, about 10 minutes.
  • Let cool and serve over ice cream or yogurt.


Calories: 137kcal | Carbohydrates: 17.1g | Protein: 0.9g | Fat: 3.1g | Saturated Fat: 1.8g | Cholesterol: 8mg | Sodium: 24mg | Potassium: 194mg | Fiber: 1.5g | Sugar: 16.4g | Calcium: 2mg