Wednesday, May 26, 2010

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A Summer Afternoon in the Company of...

A Melon Cooler. Doesn't it sound simply captivating?
Step 1- Cut 2 cups cantaloupe into half-inch cubes
Step 2- Freeze pieces
Step 3- With 2 cups honeydew melon repeat steps 1 and 2
Step 4- Add 2 tablespoons of sugar
Step 5- Puree the melons: Place the frozen cantaloupe pieces, 1/2 cup of water, and 1 tablespoon sugar into a blender and purée on high speed until fruit is smooth and pourable. 
Step 6- Transfer to a bowl and keep chilled.
Step 7- Repeat steps 5 and 6 using the frozen honeydew 
Step 8- Assemble the drink: Alternately layer about 1/3 cup of the puréed cantaloupe followed by the same amount of the honeydew melon into 2 large glasses. 
Makes 2 servings
PS. Want more? Try the Berry-Guava Lemonade and the Cherry Cooler


Absolutely Ladylike said...

Sounds heavenly...but first I need a good's so cold here in Budapest! Where are you summer?

Happy weekend, cheers: Evi

Shauna Aliza said...

Um... yummmmm!!! That would have been perfect yesterday in New York City- it was crazy hot!

Lady Ren said...

This looks great- I will totally give this a go with my monkeys- they will love the process.
Lovely blog- Nice to meet you!

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