Holunderbeersuppe mit Apfeln (Elderberry and Apple Soup)
SERVES 2 -4
- 14 ounces black elderberries, fresh
- 3 ounces sugar
- 2 slices lemons, rind of
- 1 cinnamon stick
- 18 ounces water
- 2 medium apples
- 1 lemon, juice of
- 3/4 ounce cornflour (corn starch)
- 3 tablespoons cold water
- lemon juice
Wash the elderberry bunches and strip off the berries.
Bring to a boil in water with the sugar, 1 lemon rind and cinnamon stick.
Simmer until cooked.
Press the berries through a sieve.
You will need 1 1/4 (750 ml) pints of juice so add water if needed.
Peel, core and slice the apples.
Add to elderberry juice along with the juice of 1 lemon and lemon rind and bring to a boil.
Mix cornflour with 3 tablespoons of cold water and add to soup.
Add sugar and lemon juice to taste.
Serve hot or cold.