Food & Recipes
Scandinavian Fruit Soup (Fruktsoppa)
To 6 cups of cold water add:
2 cups of raisins
½ cup each of these fruits may be added—dried apricots, cranberries, white raisins, craisins and prunes.
Fresh peeled apples, oranges or lemons may be added—cut into small pieces.
Add ½ cup sugar and 2 cinnamon sticks. Cover and simmer for 30-45 minutes.
Mix ½ cup cornstarch with cold water and add the mixture to the fruit mix.
Simmer until the soup thickens.
Serve warm with whipped cream.
Keeps several days in the refrigerator.
Chilled Cantaloupe Soup
2 cups orange juice, divided
1 tbl lime juice or lemon juice
¼ to ½ tsp ground cinnamon
Prep: 10 min. + Chilling
Place cantaloupe and ½ cup orange juice in blender or food processor until smooth.
Transfer to a large bowl; stir in lime or lemon juice, cinnamon and remaining orange juice.
Cover and refrigerate at least 1 hour.