Sweet and Sour Cherry Dessert Soup


Happiness doesn’t get any better than a bowl full of cherries.

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Serve this tart cherry soup over sweet Bing cherries and ice cream, with a hint of grated chocolate on top.

Sweet and Sour Cherry Dessert Soup
Recipe Type: Soup
Author: Kimberly Lord Stewart
Serves: 4-6
  • 3 cups pitted sour cherries or 2 cans water-packed sour cherries (drained, but reserve the juice)
  • ½ cup light red wine (pinot noir or Bordeaux)
  • ½ cup sugar
  • 7 ounces plain Greek yogurt
  • Juice of ½ lemon
  • 1 cup water (if using fresh sour cherries)
  • Pinch of cinnamon
  • Pinch of salt
  • 1 cup sweet fresh or frozen cherries (thawed)
  • Vanilla ice cream
  • Unsweetened dark or semi-sweet chocolate, grated for garnish
  1. Put sour cherries, red wine, sugar, yogurt and lemon juice in a blender. Puree until smooth and sugar is dissolved. Thin with cherry water or water until it’s a thick soup; blend well. Add cinnamon and salt; then blend again. Taste, and adjust seasoning.
  2. Chill at least 1 hour, until ready to serve.
  3. Serve in small glasses. Pour soup over sweet cherries and a small scoop of ice cream. Top with grated chocolate.

PER SERVING: 205 cal; 4g protein; 3g fat; 44g carb (39g sugars); 54mg sodium; 2g fiber


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