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Spiced Cherry Soup



Flavor Sachet




  1. Place cinnamon stick, star anise, clove, and citrus zest in middle of a 4 inch square cheesecloth. Bring corners together to form a pouch and tie securely. Set aside.
  2. Combine the cherries, 3 1/4 cups of water, and sugar in a large saucepan and bring to a boil, stirring occasionally. Remove from heat and add flavor sachet. Cover and let stand 2 hours to blend and bring out the flavors.
  3. Remove sachet from soup. Pour soup into food processor and blend until smooth. Strain through large sieve into a large bowl.
  4. Refrigerate for 3 hours or until thoroughly chilled.
  5. Serve with garnish of mint sprig.

Makes 8 servings.


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