Croissants with Apricot Compote

Croissants with Apricot Compote
10 Mins
Prep time
25 Mins
Cooking time
Serves 4

What you need

  • ½ cup sugar
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • 2 strips lemon rind
  • 400g apricots (peaches or plums), stoned and quartered
  • 125g PHILADELPHIA Spreadable Cream Cheese
  • 1½ tablespoons icing sugar, sifted
  • 2 teaspoons grated lemon rind,extra
  • 4 croissants, warmed and split

How to make it

  1. COMBINE the sugar, water, cinnamon and lemon rind in a saucepan and cook, stirring until sugar has dissolved. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat and simmer gently for 10 minutes.
  2. ADD apricots to the syrup and poach for 10-12 minutes or until just soft.
  3. LIFT apricots from the pan and boil syrup until reduced by half, then pour over the apricots and cool.
  4. BEAT the PHILLY with icing sugar and extra lemon rind until smooth. Spread over the croissants and place on serving plates, spoon over the apricots and a little syrup. Serve immediately.