Chilly Melon Cups Recipe

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Chilly Melon Cups Recipe
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Chilly Melon Cups Recipe

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"This cool treat is stored in the freezer so it's always handy," says field editor Katie Koziolek of Hartland, Minnesota." It's a great way to use what's left from a fruit platter or melon boat."
MAKES:
18 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 20 min. + freezing
MAKES:
18 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 20 min. + freezing

Ingredients

  • 1 cup water
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup thawed lemonade concentrate
  • 1/2 cup thawed orange juice concentrate
  • 4 cups watermelon balls or cubes
  • 2 cups cantaloupe balls or cubes
  • 2 cups honeydew balls or cubes
  • 2 cups pineapple chunks
  • 2 cups fresh raspberries

Directions

In a large bowl, combine the water, sugar and concentrates; stir until sugar is dissolved. Add fruit and stir gently to coat. Spoon into foil-lined muffin cups or 3-oz. plastic cups. Freeze for up to 3 months.
Before serving, thaw overnight in the refrigerator or let stand at room temperature for 30-45 minutes or until slushy. Yield: 18 servings.
Originally published as Chilly Melon Cups in Taste of Home June/July 2000, p8

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 118 calories, 0 fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 5mg sodium, 30g carbohydrate (27g sugars, 2g fiber), 1g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 starch, 1 fruit.

  • 1 cup water
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup thawed lemonade concentrate
  • 1/2 cup thawed orange juice concentrate
  • 4 cups watermelon balls or cubes
  • 2 cups cantaloupe balls or cubes
  • 2 cups honeydew balls or cubes
  • 2 cups pineapple chunks
  • 2 cups fresh raspberries
  1. In a large bowl, combine the water, sugar and concentrates; stir until sugar is dissolved. Add fruit and stir gently to coat. Spoon into foil-lined muffin cups or 3-oz. plastic cups. Freeze for up to 3 months.
  2. Before serving, thaw overnight in the refrigerator or let stand at room temperature for 30-45 minutes or until slushy. Yield: 18 servings.
Originally published as Chilly Melon Cups in Taste of Home June/July 2000, p8

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Kapoodie User ID: 308484 27753
Reviewed Jan. 5, 2013

"This is one of the best make ahead recipes for fruit salad! Just enough sweetness in the syrup. So easy and delicious!"

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