Melon Float with Lime and Mint

Looking for a fruit dessert? Then check out this great melon float with lime and mint - a tasty treat!

  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 1 hr 15 min
  • Servings 4

Ingredients

1/2
cup sugar
1/3
cup water
1
tablespoon chopped fresh mint leaves
1
tablespoon grated lime peel
1 1/2
cups honeydew melon balls
1 1/2
cups cantaloupe balls
1 1/2
cups (12 oz) club soda, chilled
  • 1 In 1-quart saucepan, heat sugar, water, mint and lime peel to boiling; reduce heat. Simmer uncovered about 5 minutes or until sugar is dissolved.
  • 2 In heatproof medium bowl, place honeydew and cantaloupe balls; pour hot syrup through strainer over melon, removing lime peel and mint. Cover; refrigerate at least 1 hour or until chilled.
  • 3 To serve, divide melon balls and syrup among 4 parfait glasses or dessert dishes. Top with club soda.
 

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
150
(
Calories from Fat
0),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
0g
0%
(Saturated Fat
0g,
0%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
0mg
0%;
Sodium
40mg
40%;
Total Carbohydrate
36g
36%
(Dietary Fiber
1g
1%
  Sugars
35g
35%
),
Protein
0g
0%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
40%;
Vitamin C
60%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
0%;
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 1 Fruit; 1 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
2 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.