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Chilled Purple Plum Soup

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Ingredients
  Purple prune plums 2 Pound
  Cold water 3 Cup (48 tbs)
  Honey 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Lemon juice 1 Tablespoon
  Sugar 2 Tablespoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Cinnamon stick 1 , broken
  Whole cloves 1 Teaspoon
  Cornstarch 2 Teaspoon
  Almond extract 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Heavy cream 2 Cup (32 tbs)
Directions

Quarter and pit plums; put into a large sauce-pot with water, honey, lemon juice, sugar, and salt.
Tie cinnamon and cloves in a small square of cheesecloth; add the spice bag to saucepot.
Bring to boiling.
Reduce heat; simmer until plums are tender, 10 to 15 minutes.
Stir 2 tablespoons water into cornstarch to blend; pour into soup.
Stirring constantly, bring to boiling; cook 2 to 3 minutes until slightly thickened.
Remove from heat and discard spice bag.
Stir in extract.
Cool completely.
Add cream, stirring constantly until blended.
Chill.
Stir again before serving.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Canadian
Course: 
Appetizer
Dish: 
Soup
Interest: 
Everyday

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