Grandma's Breakfast Fruit Recipe
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Grandma's Breakfast Fruit Recipe

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This versatile recipe is similar to the "Sweet Soup" that is served at our family's traditional Scandinavian holiday suppers. I've found this fruit mixture to be delicious for breakfast spooned over dry cereal. It is equally good served as a dessert with whipped cream.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Cook: 20 min. + chilling
MAKES:6-8 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Cook: 20 min. + chilling
MAKES: 6-8 servings

Ingredients

  • 3 large tart apples, peeled and sliced 1/4 inch thick
  • 1/2 cup pitted dried plums
  • 3/4 cup raisins
  • 1 medium orange, peeled and sectioned
  • 3 cups plus 3 tablespoons water, divided
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch

Directions

  1. In a saucepan, combine apples, prunes, raisins, orange and 3 cups water. Bring to a boil; reduce heat and simmer 10 minutes.
  2. Stir in sugar and cinnamon. Combine cornstarch and remaining water; stir into saucepan. Bring to a boil, stirring constantly. Cook for 2 minutes. Chill. Yield: 6-8 servings.
If Cooking for Two This fruit treat keeps well in the refrigerator for a week. Enjoy on cereal or as a dessert.
Originally published as Grandma's Breakfast Fruit in Reminisce September/October 1992, p51

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Reviewed Mar. 25, 2013

"What a fun recipe to make! This dish reminds me of the compote that my Polish grandmother makes; definitely a European dish. I substituted cranberries and a golden berry blend for the raisins, since that is what I had available. My mother did not like the dish quite so sweet, since her mother never adds sugar, but I though it was just fine, as did my siblings."

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