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Cherry Soup Recipe
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Cherry Soup Recipe

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My grandmother had talked about her cherry soup recipe for years, so when I received some of our state's famous Door County cherries, I just had to try it. My family liked it so well that I froze several quarts so we could enjoy it all winter!
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Cook: 30 min.
MAKES:8 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Cook: 30 min.
MAKES: 8 servings

Ingredients

  • SOUP:
  • 4 cups fresh, frozen or canned red tart pitted cherries
  • 2 cups water
  • 1/4 to 1-1/4 cups sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • DUMPLINGS:
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • Dash salt
  • 1 cup milk

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1/2 cup) equals 196 calories, 2 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 4 mg cholesterol, 136 mg sodium, 41 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 5 g protein.

Directions

  1. In large saucepan, place the cherries, water, sugar and cinnamon. Bring to a boil. Cook for 15 minutes or until cherries until tender. Adjust sugar, if necessary, depending on tartness of cherries.
  2. For dumplings, combine the flour, baking powder and salt; stir in milk. Drop by teaspoonfuls into boiling soup. Cover and cook for 10-15 minutes or until dumplings are fluffy. Serve immediately. Yield: 8 servings.
Originally published as Cherry Soup in Country October/November 1990, p47

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1/2 cup) equals 196 calories, 2 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 4 mg cholesterol, 136 mg sodium, 41 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 5 g protein.

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Reviewed Oct. 10, 2014

"I'm interested in trying this! Sounds intriguing. Is this eaten as a sweet dessert?"

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Reviewed Jul. 23, 2013

"This was really not bad! It looks a little strange, no doubt, but it's pretty good."

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Reviewed Dec. 28, 2008

"I am not a huge dessert fan and very seldom do I even bother with making one. When I saw the picture of this and read the recipe I was anxious to give it a try. I served it as part of our Christmas dinner and it was a great hit. Everyone loved it and and asked for a copy of the recipe. This is something that I will make again!"

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