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Cranberry Grapefruit Compote

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Cook up a tangy cranberry grapefruit compote, combining the sweetness and zestiness of Florida citrus.

Cranberry Grapefruit Compote


  • ¼ cup 100% Florida Grapefruit Juice
  • 3 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 2 cups water, divided
  • 1 (16-ounce) bag frozen whole cranberries
  • 2/3 cup sugar
  • 1 tablespoon grapefruit zest
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 fresh Florida Grapefruit, peeled, segmented and diced
Cranberry Florida Grapefruit Compote Nutrition Facts


1. Dissolve cornstarch in ½ cup water; pour into a non-reactive saucepan and add 1 ½ cups water, stirring to combine. Add cranberries, sugar, grapefruit juice, grapefruit zest and vanilla; stir to combine. Bring to a boil; reduce heat and simmer over low heat for 15 minutes, stirring occasionally, until mixture is very thick and liquid is clear. Remove from heat and stir in grapefruit segments.

Yield:  3 cups, approximately 12 (1/4-cup) servings

Serving Suggestion: Use Cranberry Grapefruit Compote to top waffles, pancakes, oatmeal, toast and scones.

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