A colorful and unusual finale to dinner, and great for breakfast as well.

EatingWell Test Kitchen


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Combine 6 cups water, apricots, peaches, sugar, cinnamon sticks and vanilla bean in a saucepan. Bring to a boil, reduce the heat and simmer until the fruit is tender, about 15 minutes.

  • Stir together cornstarch and the remaining 2 tablespoons water in a small dish. Add the cornstarch mixture to the simmering soup, stirring constantly until the soup thickens slightly. Remove from the heat and stir in cherries and lemon juice. Cover the pan and let the cherries plump for about 15 minutes. Remove the cinnamon sticks and vanilla bean before serving.

Nutrition Facts

160.7 calories; protein 1.9g 4% DV; carbohydrates 42.7g 14% DV; exchange other carbs 3; dietary fiber 4.2g 17% DV; sugars 20.4g; fat 0.1g; saturated fatg; cholesterol 0.2mg; vitamin a iu 1644.6IU 33% DV; vitamin c 2.9mg 5% DV; folate 1mcg; calcium 17.1mg 2% DV; iron 1.2mg 7% DV; magnesium 10.7mg 4% DV; potassium 428.3mg 12% DV; sodium 7.6mg; thiaminmg 2% DV.