Norwegian Apple Soup {Food of the World}
Serves: 6 servings
  • ⅔ cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 4 cups water
  • 1½ tablespoons cornstarch or tapioca flour
  • 5 small apples, peeled, sliced, and cored (just over a pound)
  • juice of a lemon
  • pinch of salt
  • a good grind of pepper
  • Serve with: ice cream OR plain or vanilla yogurt OR whipped cream
  • Your favorite butter cookies (optional, but great for dunking)
  • Chopped walnuts or pecans for garnish
  1. Combine all the ingredients except for the lemon juice, salt and pepper in a large saucepan.
  2. Bring to a near boil and reduce the heat to low.
  3. Continue to cook until the apple are soft but still maintain their shape.
  4. Remove some of the cooked apples and use a stick blender to puree the rest.
  5. Return the reserved apples to the soup.
  6. Stir in the lemon juice along with a little salt and pepper.
  7. Serve plain or with ice cream or yogurt. Garnish with the walnuts.
Recipe by Lydia's Flexitarian Kitchen at