Cherry Kompot (Cherry Drink)

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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)

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 pound cherries
  • 6 tablespoons sugar
  • 6 cups water
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
Yield:
cups
Prep time:
1 hour, 5 minutes
Cook time:
10 minutes
Total time:
1 hour, 15 minutes
Yield: 6 cups | Prep time: 1 hour, 5 minutes | Cook time: 10 minutes | Total time: 1 hour, 15 minutes

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

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Thanks for this information.

Fritz14 June 25, 2015 9:44 PM
Thanks for this information. Nice post.

I had some fresh cherries

maggie October 26, 2013 9:57 PM
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!

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