Elegant Peach Soup
You don't have to be in Georgia, the Peach State, to enjoy this cool creamy fruit soup. Try it as a palate teaser before a big dinner, or serve it with fresh peach slices and blueberries as a light dessert.
5 peaches, peeled, pitted and sliced
4 cups water
2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
1/4 cup pure maple syrup
1 tablespoon arrowroot powder
1 cup white wine
1/4 cup orange liqueur
1 cup whipping cream - divided use
1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
- Combine peaches, water and lemon juice in a saucepan; simmer 15 minutes.
- Purée in a blender with maple syrup and arrowroot powder. Add white wine and orange liqueur. Pour in half of the whipping cream, mix thoroughly. Refrigerate for 1 hour.
- Whip remaining cream to soft peaks. Ladle soup into individual serving bowls and add a dollop of whipped cream. Sprinkle with nutmeg before serving.
Makes 6 servings.