Scandinavian Fruit Soup ala White Lace Inn: Soup
3 cups apple cider
1 lemon - cut in half lengthwise and then sliced very thin
1 orange - cut same as lemon
1/2 cup golden raisins (or to taste)
2 sticks of cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon allspice
pinch of ground cloves
5 lb sliced peaches
5 lb sliced pears
16 oz. can or equivalent of frozen Door County cherries (not juice)
In a large kettle add: apple cider, lemon, orange, raisins, cinnamon sticks, cinnamon, allspice and cloves.
Simmer covered until rinds are soft (about 20 min.)
Then add: peaches, pears, and cherries.
Simmer another 15 minutes.
This recipe makes a large amount. You could cut the recipe in half. Serve it warm or cold. Great served warm or cold over rice pudding. Keeps at least a week in refrigerator. Enjoy.