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Catholic Recipe: Cold Apple Soup


  • 4 apples, pared, diced
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • grated rind of 1 lemon
  • 3 cups water
  • 1/2 cup red or white wine
  • 1 tablespoon shortening
  • 2 tablespoons flour
  • 2 tablespoons cold water
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream
  • Details

  • Serves: 6
  • Prep Time: 40 minutes
  • Difficulty: • •
  • Cost: $$$$
  • For Ages: 11+
  • Origin: Hungary

Also Called: Hideg Almaleves


Combine apples, sugar, lemon rind, water in a saucepan. Cook 25 minutes over medium heat. Add wine. Make roux with shortening, flour, 2 tablespoons water, thin with bit of hot soup. Blend into soup to thicken. Simmer 5 minutes. Chill. Add heavy cream just before serving.

Recipe Source: Catholic Cookbook, The by William I. Kaufman, The Citadel Press, New York, 1965
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