Such fruits as apples, morello cherries, pears, and berries like currants, strawberries, raspberries etc are the most popular as well as the most frequently used for the compote. The variety of ingredients depends on personal preferences, so you can mix them as you wish. Besides, one of the most popular spices that are used for preparing compote is clove. Usually, people cook compote from frozen fruits in summer, when cold drinks are worth their weight in gold because help us to quench our thirst. Apart from that, the given beverage can be stored for a long period of time. Therefore it is common to prepare it for winter and autumn and is served cold with pieces of fruits or berries inside.