Russian Rye Bread Soup

This is not a recipe from our past: however, being that it is Russian and contains such an¬†interesting combination of ingredients that we like–along the lines of liquid bread pudding–it does merit a place in the cookbook.

Ingredients for Russian Rye Bread Soup

  • 6 oz hard, dry rye bread
  • 2 cups boiling water
  • 2 oz raisins
  • 2 oz sugar
  • 2 oz sliced apples
  • 1 oz crushed cranberries
  • pinch of cinnamon

Pour boiling water over the dry rye bread, then rub soaked and softened bread through a sieve, along with the liquid.

Add raisins, sugar, apples, cranberries and cinnamon. Boil for 10 minutes.

Serve cool with whipped cream.

Russian Rye Bread Soup