Swedish Fruit Soup

Our children expect me to make this sweet soup for the holidays. It's a delicious dessert served with pound cake and whipped cream...or offer it as a fruit compote for brunch.

Directions In a large saucepan, combine the first five ingredients; let stand for 10 minutes. Bring to a boil over medium heat. Reduce heat; cook and stir for 15 minutes or until thickened...

  • Yield: 6-8 servings
  • Cooking time: 20 Min
  • Rating: 5/5
  • Publisher: Tasteofhome.com


  • 4 cups cranberry-apple juice
  • 1/4 cup quick-cooking tapioca
  • 1 medium lemon, thinly sliced
  • 6 whole cloves
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1 can (20 ounces) pineapple chunks, drained
  • 1 can (11 ounces) mandarin oranges, drained
  • 1 package (10 ounces) frozen sweetened sliced strawberries, thawed
  • 1/3 cup maraschino cherry juice or grenadine syrup, optional
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt

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