Recipes and Cooking Atole de Fresa (Strawberry Dessert Soup) 4.0 (5) Strawberry soup is a fun spin on the dessert course. Ingredients such as vanilla bean and a cinnamon stick add depth and flavor to make this a dish you can serve all year. By BHG Test Kitchen BHG Test Kitchen The Better Homes & Gardens Test Kitchen has been in continuous operation for nearly 100 years, developing and testing practical, reliable recipes that readers can enjoy at home. The Test Kitchen team includes culinary specialists, food stylists, registered and licensed nutritionists, and other experts with Bachelor of Science degrees in food science, food and nutrition, or culinary arts. Together, the team tests more than 2,500 recipes, produces more than 2,500 food images, and creates more than 1,000 food videos each year in the state-of-the-art test kitchen. Learn about BHG's Editorial Process Published on September 16, 2013 Print Rate It Share Share Tweet Pin Email Prep Time: 25 mins Cook Time: 8 mins Chill Time: 4 hrs Total Time: 4 hrs 33 mins Servings: 6 Jump to Nutrition Facts Ingredients 4 cup (2 pints) strawberries, sliced ¼ cup sugar 2 cup water ⅔ cup masa harina (corn tortilla flour) 2 cup buttermilk ½ cup sugar 1 vanilla bean, split in half lengthwise or 2 teaspoons vanilla extract 1 cannella or other cinnamon stick Milk (optional) Fresh mint sprigs Directions In a blender or food processor combine strawberries and 1/4 cup sugar. Cover and blend or process until smooth; set aside. In a large saucepan, combine the water and masa harina. Cook and stir over medium heat for 3 to 4 minutes or until thickened. Stir in buttermilk, 1/2 cup sugar, vanilla bean (if using), cannella stick, and pureed strawberries. Cook over low heat for 5 minutes, stirring frequently. Stir in vanilla (if using). (The soup should be thick, but pourable. If necessary, thin with a little milk.) Cover and chill for at least 4 hours. Before serving, remove vanilla bean and cannella stick. Using the tip of a small sharp knife, scrape seeds from vanilla bean; return seeds to soup. Ladle soup into small dessert bowls. Garnish with mint sprigs. Rate it Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 214 Calories 2g Fat 47g Carbs 5g Protein Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label Nutrition Facts Servings Per Recipe 6 Calories 214 % Daily Value * Total Fat 2g 3% Cholesterol 3mg 1% Sodium 90mg 4% Total Carbohydrate 47g 17% Total Sugars 34g Protein 5g Vitamin C 57.3mg 287% Calcium 132mg 10% Iron 0.8mg 4% Potassium 313mg 7% Folate, total 34.9mcg Vitamin B-12 0.2mcg Vitamin B-6 0.1mg *The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.