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Sour Cherry Soup

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cherrysoup.jpg2 pounds sour cherries
4 cups water
1/2 cup sugar
1/4 teaspoon salt
6 whole cloves
1 small cinnamon stick
1 lemon slice
1 cup sour cream
1/4 cup flour

Combine cherries, water, sugar, salt, cloves, cinnamon, and lemon in a medium saucepan. Bring to a boil and simmer for 5 minutes.

Meanwhile combine sour cream and flour in a mixing bowl. Mix until smooth.

Ladle 1 cup of soup into cream-flour mixture. Mix until smooth. Pour into soup and stir to combine. Simmer for 5 minutes.

Set the saucepan into an ice-water bath to cool. Chill completely in the refrigerator. Serve cold. Yield: 4 servings.

 

 

- Recipe courtesy of Gastronomer's Guide.

 

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