Thursday, January 03, 2013

Swedish Fruit Soup

Naturally sweet and absolutely delicious! This fruit soup is especially delicious during the chilly winter months. It uses dried fruits and a stick of cinnamon to spice things up a bit. If you don't have all the ingredients, substitutions can be made quite successfully.

Swedish Fruit Soup

2 cups dried fruit (apples, pears, peaches, apricots, and prunes)
1/2 cup golden raisins
1 cinnamon stick
4 cups water
3 cups unsweetened pineapple juice
1/2 cup apricot All Fruit spread (sweetened with fruit juices)
1 1/2 tsp. sweet herb stevia (or to taste)
3 Tbsp. tapioca
1/4 tsp. salt
1 cup mandarin orange pieces

In a medium sized kettle, bring water to a boil. Add dried fruit,raisins, and pineapple juice. Reduce heat and simmer about 20 minutes until fruit is soft. Add fruit spread, stevia, tapioca, and salt. Stir gently. Add cinnamon stick and simmer mixture for 15 minutes, stirring occasionally. Add mandarin orange pieces. Remove from heat. Cover and refrigerate overnight.

Place into individual bowls or goblets. Garnish with mint springs, cinnamon sticks, and a dollop of tofu whipped topping. Enjoy!

*Also delicious served slightly warm.


  1. Now that sounds so good to me right now. Wonder if I have "the stuff."

  2. Yes, I would serve it warm and I'm thinking as a topping on French vanilla ice cream.

  3. Mmmmm, sounds good. Even better over Greek yogurt. Yum. Susan

  4. This sounds lovely!

  5. Sounds good, but is stevia necessary? Would it be too tart without it?


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