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Easy Strawberry Compote

Cook Time14 mins
Total Time14 mins
Author: Southern Made Simple


  • 2 cups strawberries fresh, diced
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1 tsp cinnamon


  • Combine all ingredients in a medium saucepan and bring to a boil.
  • Reduce heat and allow to simmer for 12-14 minutes, being sure to stir occasionally.
  • Sauce will gradually thicken and become syrup-like.
  • Remove from heat and allow to briefly cool.
  • Serve over fresh pancakes, muffins, slices of pound cake or shortbread, or however you'd like!
  • Enjoy!


I chose to sprinkle a tiny bit of powdered sugar on top of my compote and pancakes. That's completely optional - but it's delicious!

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