Sour Cherry Soup

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Appears in
I Hear America Cooking

By Betty Fussell

Published 1986

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This kind of tart fruit soup was common in summertime in Central European countries when the cherry season was on. Sometimes the soup was thickened by boiling the noodle called “spaetzle” in the fruited broth. Since these delicate noodles are delicious cold, they make a fine garnish for cold soups as well as hot ones. Lizzie Kander made a fairly elegant soup of sour cherries, intensifying the sweet-sour of the fruit with sugar and lemon, seasoned with cinnamon and f