Sweet soup of citrus, cinnamon and star anise - what a dessert!
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You can finish off the fruit soup & salad with some shredder roasted coconut. Yummie!
Recipe type: Dessert
Cuisine: Dessert
  • For the fruit soup:
  • 1 lime - squeezed
  • 5 tbsp vanilla sugar
  • 1 vanillapod
  • 1 pink grapefruit -squeezed
  • 5 oranges - squeezed
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • 2 star anise (you can find these at Carrefour or Delhaize)
  • For the fruit salad:
  • 2 hands full of blue berries
  • 10 cumquats, quartered
  • 3 kiwi's, peeled and cut into small pieces
  • 15 white grapes, quartered
  • 1 green apple (Grany Smith) peeled and cut into small cubes
  • Optional:
  • Ice cream (vanilla or raspberry) or sorbet (lime or passion fruit will do the trick)
  1. Start with preparing the soup. Preferably a day beforehand so the herbs can really infuse the juice.
  2. Put the juice in a small saucepan and add the vanilla pod, cinnamon stick and star anise. Add the vanilla sugar and mix well. Heat this on a low fire until the sugar is completely resolved.
  3. Take the juice from the fire and let it cool down with the cinnamon, vanilla pod and star anise. Cool down and store until use.
  4. Add all the fruit in a large bowl and mix well.
  5. Start dressing your plates:
  6. Add the fruit soup to the plate. Make sure you don't use the cinnamon stick, star anise and vanilla pod.
  7. Make a little pile with 3 to 4 tbsp of fruit salad.
  8. Finish with some ice cream or sorbet.
  9. Enjoy!
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Serving size: 4
Recipe by Must Be Yummie at https://mustbeyummie.com/soup-of-citrus/