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German Chilled Elderberry Soup

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About 2 quarts Easy
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Ingredients (9)

  • 3 cups fresh (or 1 cup dried) elderberries (stems removed)
  • 6 cups water
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 2 cups tart apples, peeled and diced
  • 1 tablespoon grated lemon zest
  • gingersnap cookies
  • sour cream
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German Chilled Elderberry Soup

Exotic elderberries and tart apples become a unique dessert.

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Instructions

  1. 1Wash 3 cups of fresh (or 1 cup dried) elderberries (stems removed) and place in a large nonaluminum soup pot. Add 6 cups of water and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low and simmer, covered, for 45 minutes or until the elderberries are soft. Blend and then strain through a sieve. Return the strained liquid to the cleaned pot over medium heat, and add 3/4 cup of sugar.
  2. 2In a separate bowl, make a slurry by combining 1 tablespoon of cornstarch with 2 tablespoons of water. Whisk the slurry into the pot and bring back to a boil, whisking often.
  3. 3Add 2 cups peeled and diced tart apples and 1 tablespoon grated lemon zest, and simmer for 5 minutes or until the soup is thickened, smooth, and clear.
  4. 4Cool the soup and refrigerate to chill. Serve cold topped with crumbled gingersnap cookies and dollops of sour cream.
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