Melon Float with Lime and Mint

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

Minutes

Total Time

1:15

Hr:Mins

Makes

4

servings

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.
Makes 4 servings

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 150
    • (Calories from Fat 0),
  • Total Fat 0g
    • (Saturated Fat 0g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 0mg;
  • Sodium 40mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 36g
    • (Dietary Fiber 1g,
    • Sugars 35g),
  • Protein 0g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    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.