This is one of our new summer favorites at the Bottger Mansion, and the recipe is shared by the Lookout Pointe Lakeside Inn in Hot Springs, Arkansas. While you may be tempted to leave out the peach schnapps, we've found that it adds a depth of flavor and richness you won't believe. It's so easy and great to make ahead for a summer brunch. Click here for a printer-friendly pdf file.
Ray’s Chilled Strawberry Soup
Lookout Pointe Lakeside Inn, Hot Springs, Arkansas
This strawberry soup is a guest favorite of the inn, and perfectly refreshing and light on a warm summer morning. This super easy recipe will make you a star in your own kitchen!
1 1/2 quart strawberries, hulled & halved
4 c. low fat buttermilk, divided use
3/4 c. sugar
2/3 c. sour cream
3 T. peach schnapps or apple juice
dollop of whipped cream
fresh mint sprigs
Process strawberries, 1 cup buttermilk and sugar in a food processor. Set aside. Whisk remaining 3 cups buttermilk, sour cream, and peach schnapps in a large bowl. Pour the strawberry mixture into the sour cream mixture. Whisk to combine. Cover and chill. Serve chilled and garnish with a dollop of whipped cream and mint sprig.
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