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Apple Pie Compote for Waffles, Pancakes and More!
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
20 mins
Total Time
30 mins

Easily transform farm fresh (or store bought) delicious apples into a perfect topping for waffles, pancakes and more! You'll love our apple pie compote.

Course: Breakfast, Dessert, Sauce
Cuisine: American, Canadian, North American
Keyword: Compote
Servings: 4 cups
  • 1 1/2 lbs honeycrisp apples, cored, peeled and sliced thin
  • 2 tbsp corn starch
  • 1/2 cup orange juice
  • 3/4 cups sugar
  • 2 tbsp maple syrup
  • 2 tsp freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp ground nutmeg
  1. Add the orange juice and cornstarch to a medium pot.

  2. Whisk the cornstarch until it dissolves in the orange juice.

  3. Add the sugar, maple syrup, lemon juice, cinnamon and nutmeg, and turn on the heat to medium high.

  4. Stir until the sugar dissolves. This will take 3 or 4 minutes.

  5. Add the apples and stir to combine all ingredients.

  6. Once the liquid starts to boil, reduce the heat to low, cover and let simmer for about 15 minutes or until the apples have softened. Stir occasionally.

  7. Let the compote cool down. The compote will thicken a bit.

  8. Serve warm or cold on pancakes, waffles, ice cream or any other dish that goes well with sweet yummy apple pie filling.

Recipe Notes

We've also made this recipe with cortland apples. Feel free to substitute with any apple that you'd use for apple pie.