Cantaloupe A La Mode

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 15 min.


4 servings (1 cup sauce)

Updated: Jun. 27, 2023
This special dessert is a refreshing finale to a warm-weather meal. —Nancy Walker, Granite City, Illinois
Cantaloupe A La Mode Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 1 teaspoon grated lemon zest
  • 1 cup fresh or frozen blueberries
  • 2 small cantaloupes, halved and seeded
  • 2 cups vanilla ice cream
  • Fresh mint, optional


  1. In a small saucepan, combine the first 5 ingredients; bring to a boil over medium heat. Boil and stir until thickened, about 2 minutes. Add blueberries; cook until heated through. Fill cantaloupe with ice cream; top with sauce. Garnish with mint if desired.

Nutrition Facts

1 each: 337 calories, 8g fat (5g saturated fat), 29mg cholesterol, 74mg sodium, 67g carbohydrate (56g sugars, 3g fiber), 5g protein.