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A dish filled with ice cream and drizzled with mulberry compote sits on a white tray on a white backdrop. There is a sprig of mint in the dish and on the tray.
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5 from 3 votes

Fresh Mulberry Compote

This easy mulberry compote recipe requires only three ingredients and takes 15 minutes! Serve it over vanilla ice cream, waffles, or a slice of delicious pound cake.
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Easy Mulberry Desserts, Mulberry, Mulberry Recipes
Servings: 8 servings
Calories: 125kcal


  • Saucepan
  • Rubber Spatula


  • 1 pound mulberries fresh or frozen (a little over 5 cups)
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 lemon zested and juiced


  • Combine 1 pound mulberries, 1 cup granulated sugar, and the zest and juice of one lemon in a medium saucepan. Place over medium heat and bring to a boil.
  • Boil rapidly for 15 minutes, stirring occasionally, or until mulberries have released their natural juices, broken down, and created a beautifully silky sauce.
  • Remove from heat and cool to room temperature before storing in refrigerator.
  • Serve compote over vanilla ice cream, waffles, or a slice of pound cake!


  • Compote can be stored in refrigerator for up to five days.
  • Refer to post for freezing instructions.


Serving: 0.25cups | Calories: 125kcal | Carbohydrates: 32g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 0.3g | Saturated Fat: 0.02g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 0.03g | Sodium: 6mg | Potassium: 129mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 30g | Vitamin A: 17IU | Vitamin C: 28mg | Calcium: 26mg | Iron: 1mg