Dessert vs Compote - What's the difference?

dessert | compote |


As nouns the difference between dessert and compote

is that dessert is a sweet confection served as the last course of a meal while compote is a dessert made of fruit cooked in sugary syrup.

dessert

Noun

(en noun)
  • A sweet confection served as the last course of a meal
  • Synonyms

    * (sweet final course of a meal) afters (UK informal ), pudding (UK), sweet (UK)

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    compote

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A dessert made of fruit cooked in sugary syrup.
  • A dish used for serving fruit.