Scandinavian Fruit Soup ala White Lace Inn

White Lace Inn

16 N 5th Avenue , Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235-1795 USA


  • 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)


  1. In a large kettle add: apple cider, lemon, orange, raisins, cinnamon sticks, cinnamon, allspice and cloves.
  2. Simmer covered until rinds are soft (about 20 min.)
  3. Then add: peaches, pears, and cherries.
  4. Simmer another 15 minutes.
  5. 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.
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Scandinavian Fruit Soup ala White Lace Inn