Description Edit

Estonian black bread soup with fruit. Serving will be enough for 6 people.

Ingredients Edit

Directions Edit

  1. Soak the raisins in the calvados for 20 to 30 minutes.
  2. In a soup pot, put the water and ½ cup sugar to a boil over high heat.
  3. Add the bread, and then reduce the heat to low and simmer until the bread just begins to dissolve.
  4. Remove the bread with a slotted spoon and push it through a fine sieve.
  5. You can also process it in a food processor, but for no more than two pulses.
  6. The bread should not be pureed.
  7. Stir the bread back into the pot.
  8. Add the raisins with their soaking liquid, apples, prunes, cranberries, cranberry juice, cinnamon stick, lemon zest, and cloves.
  9. Bring to a boil, and then reduce the heat and simmer, covered, until the fruits are tender.
  10. Remove from the heat.
  11. Taste the soup and add more sugar, if desired.
  12. Cool, then refrigerate for at least 1 hour.
  13. Remove the cinnamon stick and cloves before eating.
  14. Serve the soup into serving bowls, with whipped cream.
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