Drawing inspiration from the new Special K Nourish range, this cranberry and apple compote makes a lovely, healthy dessert.


  • 150g dried cranberries 

  • 150g caster sugar

  • 300ml unsweetened cranberry juice

  • 4 large granny smith apples

  • 1 vanilla bean, split

  • 1 cinnamon stick


  • 1.

    Peel and core granny smith apples and slice, six slices per each half.

  • 2.

    Heat the sugar, cinnamon, vanilla bean and cranberry juice in a large stainless steel saucepan and bring to simmer. Add the dried cranberries and simmer gently for five minutes.

  • 3.

    Add the apple slices and simmer gently on a very low heat until the apple is tender and cooked.

  • 4.

    Note: Do not over stir or break up the apple

  • 5.

    Allow mixture to cool in its own liquid.

  • 6.

    Serve warm or cold with thick vanilla yoghurt. 

Nutritional information

Nutritional analysis per serving (6 servings)

  • Energy 281kj
  • Fat Total 0g
  • Saturated Fat 0g
  • Protein 0g
  • Carbohydrate 71g
  • Sugar 61g
  • Sodium 3mg

Note: The information shown is Edamam's estimate based on available ingredients and preparation. It should not be considered a substitute for a professional nutritionist's advice.

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