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Apple Compote With No Refined Sugar [vegan] [gluten free] © The Flexitarian - Annabelle Randles

Apple Compote With No Refined Sugar [vegan] [gluten free]

This Apple Compote recipe uses dates instead of sugar.
5 from 1 vote
DieTARY CHOICEDairy-Free Recipes, Egg-Free Recipes, Gluten-Free Recipes, Low Fat Recipes, Nut-Free Recipes, Soya-Free Recipes, Vegan Recipes
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Course Breakfast, Kids’ Lunchbox, Snacks, Vegan Desserts
Cuisine French
Servings 1 medium jar
Calories 757 kcal


  • saucepan


  • 1 kg apples
  • 12 pitted dates
  • juice of 1/2 lemon
  • 250 ml water
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract - to taste
  • 1 tsp cinnamon - to taste


  • Peel and core the apples. Cut into small chunks and place in a saucepan.
  • Add the very finely chopped dates.
  • Add the lemon juice and water. Cook covered under medium/ high heat until apples have puréed. Make sure you stir frequently so the compote does not stick to the bottom of the pan. It should take around 20 minutes.
  • When the apple are cooked purée them into a compote completely with a fork. Leave to cool down a little.
  • Add cinnamon and vanilla to taste.
  • This apple compote can be eaten warm, at room temperature or cold. It will keep in the fridge in an airtight container for at least 7 days.


Serving: 90gCalories: 757kcalCarbohydrates: 201gProtein: 5gFat: 2gSaturated Fat: 1gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 1gSodium: 24mgPotassium: 1621mgFiber: 31gSugar: 157gVitamin A: 548IUVitamin C: 46mgCalcium: 100mgIron: 2mg
Keyword apple, compote
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