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Chilly Melon Cups Recipe

Chilly Melon Cups Recipe

"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."
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. + freezing YIELD:18 servings


  • 1 cup water
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup lemonade concentrate
  • 1/2 cup 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 the 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 refrigerate or at room temperature for 30-45 minutes until mixture is slushy. Yield: 12-14 servings.

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.

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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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