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Fruit Compote for Pancakes, Waffles, and Ice Cream

This simple delicious fruit compote is great on pancakes, waffles, and ice cream, or straight from the dish as a sweet treat! This is excellent served over sour cream pancakes.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time5 mins
Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: American
Keyword: berries, fruit, Fruit compote
Servings: 6 Servings
Author: Regina Cyzick Harlow


  • 2 tablespoons Sweetener of choice, stevia, erythitol, raw sugar More to taste
  • 2 tablespoons Cornstarch
  • 1 Cup Water
  • 4 Cups Fresh or frozen berries Blueberries, mixed berries, etc


  • In medium saucepan, combine sweetener and cornstarch. Add water and stir well. Add berries. Bring to boil over medium heat. Boil for 2 minutes, or until mixture thickens, stirring constantly. Remove from heat. Serve warm over pancakes or waffles. Or refrigerate.


Our daughter loves these berries chilled in a packed lunch. When I say 6 servings, that’s for people who will share. Our 53-pound 8-year-old will literally eat almost an entire batch in one day if I let her.