Makes Approximately 2 to 3 cups
A light breakfast by itself, or with heated chapatis and peanut butter. Add some spice and serve for dessert, hot or cold.
Soak 2 cups of any combination of unsulphured dried fruit overnight with water to cover 1 inch above fruit. In the morning, simmer 5 to 10 minutes. Omit soaking if fruit is exceptionally soft.
Good over granola, pancakes, grains, hot cereal, and Meal Cakes.
Variations: add lemon, orange, cinnamon, and/or cloves.
For Dried Fruit Jam: barely cover fruit with water and soak 10 minutes. Add 1 tablespoon honey per cup of fruit. Simmer ’til thick. Try apricots and dates together.