Easy Blackberry Compote

  • Author: Erin Jensen
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 15 minutes
  • Total Time: 20 minutes
  • Yield: Approximately 1 1/2 cups 1x
  • Category: Breakfast
  • Method: Stove Top
  • Cuisine: American


Easy Blackberry Compote – a simple and delicious recipe that you are going to love!



  • 6 oz (about 1 1/2 cups) fresh blackberries
  • 1/2 Teaspoon lemon zest
  • 1 Teaspoon fresh lemon juice
  • 3 Tablespoons coconut sugar
  • 1 Tablespoon water


  1. In small saucepan, combine all ingredients and stir to combine.
  2. Reduce heat to a simmer and leave uncovered.
  3. Let simmer approximately 10-12 minutes or until berries/sauce has reduced and thickened slightly (remember it will thicken up more as it cools).
  4. Let cool slightly and then either serve warm or refrigerate for later.


  • Other Berries: this could easily work with raspberries as well!
  • Serving suggestions: serve with your favorite dairy-free yogurt (perfect for making your own “yogurt with fruit on the bottom”
  • Storage: store in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 5 days.
  • Frozen Berries: you can make this with frozen berries, but it will be best with fresh. ┬áIf you are using frozen, place on a paper towel to thaw before using.

Keywords: blackberry compote