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Scandinavian Fruit Soup A Dessert

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Ingredients
  Dried apricots 11 Ounce (2 Cups)
  Pitted dried prunes 11 Ounce (2 Cups)
  Raisins 5 Ounce (1 Cup)
  Water 1 Quart
  Beer 24 Ounce (2 Cans Or Bottles)
  Orange juice 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Sugar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Cinnamon sticks 2
  Cornstarch 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Whipped cream 4 Tablespoon (For Garnish)
  Slivered blanched almonds 2 Tablespoon (For Garnish)
Directions

MAKING
1. In a large heavy bottomed saucepan, add fruits, sugar and cinnamon and pour over the water, half the beer and the orange juice.
2. Place pan over a medium flame and bring to a boil, stirring until the sugar dissolves.
3. Reduce the flame and simmer fruits for 20 minutes until they are soft.
4. Blend cornstarch into the remaining beer and stir into the soup.
5. Continue to simmer, stirring, for 5 minutes until the soup thickens and fruit is tender.
6. Allow soup to cool to room temperature then place in the refrigerator to chill

SERVING
7. Serve the soup chilled garnished with a swirl of whipped cream and slivered almonds along with crusty sweet bread or cubes of cake if you like.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
European
Method: 
Simmering
Dish: 
Soup
Interest: 
Holiday
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
25 Minutes
Ready In: 
0 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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