*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                            COLD CHERRY SOUP #2
 
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 Serving Size  : 1    Preparation Time :0:00
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   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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    3       c            Water
      3/4   c            Sugar
    1                    Cinnamon stick
                         Zest of 1 orange
    4       c            Pitted fresh tart cherries
                         Or frozen unsweetened
                         Cherries if using
                         Unsweetened reduce sugar to
                         1/4 cup
    1       tb           Arrowroot/cornstarch
      1/3   c            Cream
      1/2   c            Dry red wine
 
   In a saucepan, combine water, sugar, cinnamon stick and orange zest; bring
   to a boil. Add cherries, reduce heat and simmer for 30 minutes. Remove
   cinnamon stick. Mix arrowroot with 2 Tb of the cherry mixture to make a
   paste and return to soup, stirring constantly while bringing to a boil.
   Reduce heat and simmer 30 minutes until thickened slightly. Mixture will
   thicken as is cools.  Chill. Before serving, stir in cream and wine. Serve
   in champagne or wine glasses to show off color. Garnish with a cinnamon
   stick and/or dollop of sour cream or yogurt.
  
 
 
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