Saturday, September 6, 2008

Strawberry Dessert Soup

Try this nice Mexican dessert recipe..the strawberry dessert soup ! A nice unique taste !

Ingredients -
  • 2 pints Ripe Strawberries (reserve 6 for garnish)
  • 1 1/4 cups Granulated Sugar
  • 6 ounces Masa Harina
  • 2 cups Water
  • 2 cups Buttermilk
  • 1 stick Canela (cinnamon)
  • 4-5 Mint Leaves, dried and chopped fine or powdered hoya santa
Remove the hulls from the strawberries and wash. Cut into thin slices, place in a bowl and mix with 1/2 cup of the sugar. Stir occasionally. Puree strawberries in a blender and set aside.
Stir the masa harina into the water to dissolve; strain though sieve. In a 2-quart saucepan, heat the masa mixture, milk and canela stick. Cook over medium heat and stir continuously with a
wooden spoon. When the atole thickens after approximately 3 to 4 minutes, reduce the heat to low and add 3/4 cup of the sugar and the puree of strawberries. Continue to cook for 5 minutes, stirring continuously. Add additional milk if necessary; the atole should have a slightly thick but pourable consistency. Strain into a serving bowl.

To Serve
Pour into cups. Serve as a dessert soup garnished with powdered mint and half a strawberry fanned out. Hmm..what a fantastic taste of soup ! The Mexican dessert recipe is ready. Enjoy this starters !


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