You can easily double or quadruple the recipe to serve a larger group.
1 After you chop up the onion, squeeze a little lemon juice over it and let it sit while prepping the other ingredients. According to my mother, this will take the edge off the onion.
2 Combine all ingredients into a serving dish. You can serve right away if you want, but if you chill for a few hours, the flavors will come together better.
Lasts a couple of days in the refrigerator.
Remove from heat and let stand for ten minutes. Puree soup in the pot with a hand held blender. Season with salt and pepper. Garnish with cheese and croutons.
**For vegan friendly simply sub with a milk alternative
DirectionsCombine water, lemon juice, cornstarch and ½ c sugar in pot over medium heat. Stir well to dissolve cornstarch, then add fruit.
Simmer for a minute, taste, and add more sugar or lemon if necessary.
Pour into baking dish or casserole.
Preheat oven to 400.
Combine flour, baking soda and powder, salt, and 2 T sugar in a bowl.
Whisk the melted butter into the buttermilk, then add it to the dry ingredients.
Mix minimally but well, until you end up with a sticky mixture.
Drop spoonfuls of dough on top of the dish of fruit. (Because the dough is so sticky, the easiest way to do this is to take a spoonful and use the other spoon to scrape it out.) You’ll end up with a lumpy biscuit that does not quite cover the fruit.
Bake for 20-25 minutes, until the topping is golden brown. Serve warm, topped with whipped cream, crème fraîche, or vanilla ice cream.