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    Lapsang, Apple and Prune Compote

    • Vegetarian
    • Preparation time: 5 minutes
    • Cooking time: 15 minutes to 20 minutes
    • Total time: 20 minutes to 25 minutes 25 minutes


    • 2 Twinings Lapsang Souchong teabags
    • 1½ tbsp caster sugar
    • 6 dessert apples, such as Cox's or Braeburns
    • 500g pack Waitrose Soft Prunes


    1. Place the teabags in a saucepan and cover with 500ml boiling water. Add the sugar and leave to infuse for 3-5 minutes. Remove the teabags and discard. Meanwhile, peel and core the apples and cut each into 8 wedges. Add to the saucepan, along with the prunes.
    2. Bring to the boil, then reduce the heat and simmer gently, uncovered, for 15-20 minutes, or until the apples are soft but still holding their shape. Serve the compote hot or cold on its own, or with porridge or cereal.

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    Cook's tips

    Make the compote up to 48 hours ahead and leave covered in the fridge until required.


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