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Cream of Wheat Pudding for Obstsuppe / Fruit Soup

My fruit soup is very similar to Charlotte's Obst Mooss but I tend to cook it longer, until the fruit is quite soft. Oh, and I might add that I chop up the fruit before cooking, because it really expands while cooking. Cream of Wheat Pudding is a good source of calcium and iron and tastes good warm or cold. We love to scoop it into our fruit soup for dessert.

  • 3 cups milk
  • 1/2 cup cream of wheat
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 tablespoons sugar (again)
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  1. Bring milk to a boil. Add cream of wheat and 2 tablespoons sugar
  2. Stir and cook until thick, about 4 - 5 minutes.
  3. Meanwhile, in separate bowl mix eggs, 2 tablespoons sugar and vanilla well, then stir into cooked pudding in the last minute of cooking.
  4. Pour into serving dish and allow to cool, to thicken. You can serve this warm or cold, simply scoop into the soup. It is also good with freshly squeezed orange juice if you like cream of wheat for breakfast.


  1. I have never heard of this! It looks yummy though ... wow!

  2. Oh my..I made this today and was going to post this recipe never thinking someone else would...too funny!! I make it just like the recipe says in the Mennonite Treasury and we eat it with raspberry sauce. Sounds yummy in the moos too.

  3. I have never had this before either. . but it sounds quite delightful. On top of the fruitsoup.
    Anneliese your pictures are great.

  4. i corrected the original recipe, my mother would have gasped that i forgot the cherries! i also reduced the liquid. i have never used 4 quarts even though the recipe calls for it, i have always halved it.
    now i have to make this cream of wheat pudding to put in that, yum!

  5. Hi Charlotte, it's kind of funny talking to someone I don't know, and now I don't know if I should go to your blog or stay right here to talk ... I don't normally measure the water, but I did this time for the written record and only used about half, like you said. It's easy to make this soup stretch by adding canned peaches or any canned fruit at the end.
    I think my mil added star anise too. I hope the pudding isn't one of those recipes that you have to grow with with to like.

  6. I can testify that cream of wheat in the obstsuppe is DELICIOUS...then again anything my Mom makes is!

  7. It looks so yummy that I got hungry and had to grab a snack before continuing to read ...

  8. What an amazing recipe. My background is Norwegian and we have a fruit soup, but with cream of wheat? Kind of like a dollop of ice cream without the sugar! I love this!

  9. We called the pudding "manna pudding".

  10. Thank goodness, a recipe for cream of wheat pudding. My mom used to make this as either a dessert with raspberry sauce or a brunch/breakfast-for-dinner with the fruit soup. I have always loved it but she never writes recipes down.
    Thank you! Thank you!


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