Spiced Fruit Soup

Teri Wisdom

 

6 pounds dried apricots

7oz Kona rangpur lime juice

7 oz water or apple juice

1 oz maderia

ground ginger

salt & white pepper to taste

 

Soak apricots in water overnight. Puree apricots and strain.

Add Kona Rangpur lime juice and maderia and pinch of ground ginger.

Add salt and pepper to taste.

Thin to desired consistency with water or apple juice.

 

Garnish

 

2 lbs granny smith apples.

 

Clean and peel, slice into batonet and cut at a diagonal slice.

Lay flat side down and butter top.

Bake at 350 for 10 minutes

 

Toast sliced almonds or whole almonds browned and cut into chunks.

 

Swirl sour cream in sunburst pattern into soup. Put apples and almonds into center.