Cherry Kompot (Cherry Drink)

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Description

Kompot is a traditional drink in Central and Eastern European countries, especially Bulgaria, Poland and Russia. Cherry kompot is a light, refreshing drink, especially good during hot summer, but can also be served warm in winter.

Cherry Kompot (Cherry Drink)

Summary

Yield
cups
Prep time
1 hour, 5 minutes
Cook time
10 minutes
Total time
1 hour, 15 minutes

Ingredients

1 1⁄2 pound
cherries
6 tablespoons
sugar
6 cups
water
2 tablespoons
lemon juice

Instructions

1. In a medium pot, bring the water to boil and add sugar.
2. Pull the stems off and wash the cherries.
Cherry Kompot (Cherry Drink) photo instruction 1
3. Add the cherries and lemon juice to the pot and cook over medium-high heat until the water starts boiling.
Cherry Kompot (Cherry Drink) photo instruction 2
4. Turn off the heat, cover the pot and let the kompot cool and infuse.
Cherry Kompot (Cherry Drink) photo instruction 3
5. You can serve it chilled or warm. Store in refrigerator.

Comments

4
I had some fresh cherries frozen and decided to give this recipe a try. Served for our weekend party. Tasty and different. Thanks for the recipe!
5
Thanks for this information. Nice post.
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