Polish Christmas Eve Kompot
About and a recipe for Polish Christmas Eve Kompot.
Compot is served throughout the Polish Christmas season. It is also commonly served starting in the fall until the late winter season.
It is made by simmering equal volumes of dried fruit and water. The fruits can be dried prunes, pears, apples, berries.
Christmas lore says that there should be 12 fruits.
Add sugar, cloves and cinnamon to taste.
The juice is drained and served from a pitcher.
The fruit is served in a bowl.
Smoked dried prunes make a particularly flavorful compot that is favored by many families. They have their own favorite smoked prune supplier and stick with that one year after year.
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