Scandinavian Fruit Soup

adapted from A Little of This and Some of That

1 cup water

1/4-1/2 cup sugar (optional)

3 Tbsp Minute Tapioca

6 oz. frozen orange juice concentrate

2 1/2 cups water

1 small pkg frozen tropical mixed fruit

1 small pkg frozen raspberries

1 banana, sliced, for top

1-2 Tbsp toasted coconut for garnish

In a medium saucepan mix 1 cup water, sugar, tapioca over medium heat until the tapioca turns clear. Pour the mixture into a large bowl.  Chill.  The mixture will thicken slightly.  Whisk well.

Add the frozen fruits.  Chill thoroughly.

Serve cold topped with banana slices and a sprinkle of toasted coconut.

Notes:  Soup may be served cold or warmed.  Any mixture of fruits will work.