Honey Mixed Berry Compote - Honey Recipes By Manawa Honey NZ, Ruatahuna, Te Urewera, New Zealand


  • 500g frozen mixed berries
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons Pua-a-Tane or Rewarewa Honey
  • 2 Star anise
  • 1 cinnamon stick (quill)
  • 1 tablespoon warm water
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon zest (optional)


Only a few ingredients this recipe makes a wonderful compote or sauce from frozen mixed berries.

Ready in 15-20 minutes.

Add all of the ingredients to a small saucepan. Over a low to medium heat bring to a simmer and cook for 10 minutes or until reduced by 1/2, stirring occasionally.

Mash up the fruit as your stirring with the back of your spoon. Remove the Star anise and cinnamon use straight away or store in fridge for 4-5 days, sealed.

Serve with pavlova, ice cream, chocolate brownie, yoghurt, toast or waffles. You can also use this in a mixed fruit smoothie.

Shop now for our honeys used in this recipe through the images below or browse our honey in our online store.

Pua-ā-Tāne Wild Forest Honey 500g

USD $13.99

Finalist 10th Black Jar International Honey Contest held USA 2021. Also won Bronze Medal in NZ Outstanding Food Producers Awards 2021.

Pua-ā-Tāne Wild Forest Honey is a fusion of tree honeys from a special place deep in the heart of Te Urewera forest. Each season brings into this unique honey varying combinations of forest nectars such as Rewarewa, Tāwari, Tawhero, Hinau, Kānuka and Mānuka.

Also available raw in 3kg and 5kg pails.

Raw Pua-ā-Tāne Wild Forest Honey: Limited Edition – 3kg

USD $45.99

Finalist 10th Black Jar International Honey Contest held USA, and Bronze Medal in NZ Outstanding Food Producers Awards in 2021.

Our 3kg limited edition pail – special vintage of raw honey from Ohāua-te-Rangi, deep in Te Urewera forest. This honey is a fusion of forest tree honeys – Rewarewa, Tawari and Tawhero. Pure and natural, capturing the essence of our forest.

Also available in 6kg pails.

Rewarewa Honey 500g

USD $25.99

The Best Tasting Honey in the World!

Our Rewarewa Honey won Grand First Prize in the 10th Black Jar International Honey Tasting Contest held in Asheville, USA. Also has Silver Medals in London Honey Awards and Outstanding Food Producers Awards.

An outstanding honey from the pristine forests of Te Urewera that packs a punch of beneficial properties, with a deep colour and a rich, full flavour, that tops the world for taste.

Also available in 250g and 110g.

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