Cold Cherry Soup


"Try this one in the summer. If you like cherries, you will like this."


40 m servings 242 cals
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  • Calories:
  • 242 kcal
  • 12%
  • Fat:
  • 16.2 g
  • 25%
  • Carbs:
  • 22.9g
  • 7%
  • Protein:
  • 3.6 g
  • 7%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 34 mg
  • 11%
  • Sodium:
  • 52 mg
  • 2%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Drain the canned cherries; place liquid in medium saucepan and set cherries aside.
  2. In a small mixing bowl combine cornstarch and cold water. Mix well and add to saucepan. Heat to boiling point and boil for 5 minutes, stirring constantly.
  3. Add sugar and lemon juice. Stir and remove from heat and chill. When this syrup is cool, blend in the sour cream and add the drained cherries. Chill well and serve in chilled cups.
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  1. 18 Ratings


This was very nice and very similar to the chilled strawberry soup in taste. I used dark sweet cherries (only kind that the store had) and added a bit more sugar during the boiling stage. Also i...

I have a recipe that is similar to this one - it is a hungarian soup. In ours there is no lemon juice and less sugar and we bundle whole cloves in and let it simmer as the cherries cook. Yum!

The recipie is ok with a couple of small changes. My German Grandmother used to make Cold Cherry Soup, but we ate it with Farina/Semolina pudding or vanilla sauce not sour cream. This recipie ca...

I would make this again, but watch out for too much lemon juice. Doubled the recipe, but found that 1/4 cup made the soup way too tart! Also added a cinnamon stick to the boiling mixture.

great soup! I loved this with fresh tart cherries. Added a little white wine as well.

I love cold soups in the summer and this was terriffic! My guests loved it!

The sour cream is just enough zing to keep the sweet in check

The soup turned out pretty good, though it's much more like a yogurt. I took some of the other reviewer's advice and used twice the sugar and half the sour cream and also put the cherries throug...

As another reviewer said, this recipe tastes way to much like sour cream. I also added about another tablespoon and a half of sugar. I followed the recipe exact except I put my cherries throug...