Swedish Sweet Soup


"This recipe has been passed down in my family for generations. Raisins, prunes, cinnamon, sugar, and tapioca are cooked on the stove, then lemon juice and a dash of salt are added. This is a Christmas tradition in my home. Tastes best after standing several hours."
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10 h servings 260 cals
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  • Calories:
  • 260 kcal
  • 13%
  • Fat:
  • 0.2 g
  • < 1%
  • Carbs:
  • 67.7g
  • 22%
  • Protein:
  • 1.5 g
  • 3%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium:
  • 48 mg
  • 2%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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  1. Place the tapioca in a bowl with enough water to cover, and soak 8 hours, or overnight.
  2. Fill a large saucepan with the 2 quarts water, and mix in the prunes, raisins, sugar, and cinnamon. Bring to a boil, and stir in the soaked tapioca. Stirring often, cook 30 minutes, or until tapioca is clear and prunes are tender. Mix in the lemon juice and salt at the end of the cook time. Chill until completely cooled before serving.



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