A spoon scooping some of thr dried fruits of a khoshaf cup

Dried fruit compote

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Chill time: 2 hours
Servings: 6 people
Calories: 172.4kcal
Author: Amira
An authentic Egyptian dried fruit recipe. Sweet, nutritious and very filling.
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  • 1/2 cup dried apricot.
  • 1/2 cup dried figs.
  • 1/2 cup dried cranberries or raisins.
  • 1 cup of dried pitted prunes plums.
  • 5 cup hot water or to cover.
  • 1 Tablespoon sugar.
  • 1/2 teaspoon orange blossom water. Note1
  • Nuts of your choice preferably almonds and pine nuts.


  • Cut the fruits to equal size, I like keeping the plums whole.
  • In a bowl, add all the dried fruits, then cover with hot water.
  • Add in the sugar if using and the orange blossom water.
  • Add the nuts and mix everything well together.
  • Chill in the fridge for 3-4 hours at least before serving.
  • Scoop in glasses and serve cold.
  • Enjoy!!


Note1: You can flavor the compote however you like. Vanilla, cinnamon, cardamom, rose water are among flavors you can add.
Nutrition facts are calculated using raisins, 1/4 cup of sliced almonds and 1/4 cup pine nuts. Please check the nutrition disclaimer policy.
Nutrition Facts
Dried fruit compote
Amount Per Serving
Calories 172.4 Calories from Fat 55
% Daily Value*
Fat 6.1g9%
Saturated Fat 0.5g3%
Polyunsaturated Fat 2.5g
Sodium 4.2mg0%
Potassium 390.9mg11%
Carbohydrates 30.6g10%
Fiber 3.6g15%
Vitamin A 395IU8%
Vitamin C 1.1mg1%
Calcium 49mg5%
Iron 1.4mg8%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.


Calories: 172.4kcal | Carbohydrates: 30.6g | Fat: 6.1g | Saturated Fat: 0.5g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2.5g | Sodium: 4.2mg | Potassium: 390.9mg | Fiber: 3.6g | Vitamin A: 395IU | Vitamin C: 1.1mg | Calcium: 49mg | Iron: 1.4mg

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