The Claiborne House Bed & Breakfast
Creamed Strawberry Soup: Soup
Prep time:15-20 min
4 cups sliced fresh strawberries
1 cup white wine
1 cup water
3/4 cup sugar
2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
1/4 cup strawberry liqueur or Grenadine
1 1/2 tablespoons corn starch (mixed in 1-1/2 tbsps cold water)
1/2 cup heavy whipping cream
3 tablespoons grated orange zest
In a one quart sauce pan over medium high heat, combine strawberries, water, wine, sugar and lemon juice. Simmer, covered, for approximately five to seven minutes or until sugar is dissolved in the liquid. Add the strawberry liqueur, return to a low simmer and add corn starch.
Stir until sauce is slightly thickened and smooth. Transfer the ingredients of the sauce pan into the bowl of a food processor. Add heavy whipping cream and orange zest and blend until smooth. Pour the mixture into a bowl and cool in the refrigerator until well chilled.
Serve in your prettiest crystal sherbert dishes. Garnish with a dollop of Daisy Brand Sour Cream and mint leaves.