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Norwegian Fruit

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  Large dried prunes 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Dried apricots 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Raisins 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Dried currants 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Cold water 7 Cup (112 tbs)
  Cinnamon stick 1 Inch
  Lemon 1 , squeezed
  Whole cloves 4
  Apple 1 Large, cored and chopped
  Orange 1⁄2 , chopped including pulp and skin
  Unsweetened pineapple slice/0.5 cup crushed pineapple 4 , cut into pieces
  Honey 2 Tablespoon
  Lemon juice 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Cornstarch 1 1⁄2 Tablespoon
  Cold water 2 Tablespoon

in a large, heavy saucepan, combine dried fruits and 3 cups cold water.
Add cinnamon stick and stud partially squeezed lemon (used for juice in recipe) with cloves and add to dried fruits in kettle.
Place over medium heat, bring to a boil, and simmer 20 minutes.
Add apple, orange, and pineapple to cooked fruits.
Stir in honey and lemon juice.
Add remaining 4 cups cold water and continue to simmer 15 minutes longer.
Dissolve cornstarch in 2 tablespoons cold water, add to fruit mixture, and cook until slightly thickened, stirring constantly.
Note: This is a versatile dish and can be served hot or cold as a soup or as a dessert.
Serve with yogurt.

Recipe Summary

Snack, Fruit Dessert

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Norwegian Fruit Recipe