Tested till perfect Melon Berry Cup

Melon Berry Cup

For a nonalcoholic version, substitute white cranberry juice for the wine and reduce sugar to 2 tbsp (25 mL).

By The Canadian Living Test Kitchen

Source: Canadian Living Magazine: June 2007

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  • Portion size 8


  • 1 cup 1cupdry white wine, such as riesling
  • 1/4 cup 1/4cupgranulated sugar
  • 1 strip (3x1 inch/8x2.5 cm) 1strip (3x1 inch/8x2.5 cm)lemon rind
  • 1/2 1/2cantaloupecantaloupes
  • 1/2 1/2honeydew melonhoneydew melons
  • 2 cups 2cupsstrawberrystrawberries, halved
  • 1 cup 1cupblueberryblueberries
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In small saucepan, bring wine, sugar and lemon rind to boil; reduce heat and simmer until reduced to 1/2 cup (125 mL), about 8 minutes. Let cool to room temperature. Discard lemon rind.

Meanwhile, with melon baller, scoop balls from cantaloupe and honeydew melons into large bowl to make 3 cups (750 mL) each. Add strawberries and blueberries; pour wine mixture over top. Cover and refrigerate for 2 hours. (Make-ahead: Refrigerate for up to 24 hours.)

Nutritional Information Per serving: about

cal 106 pro 1g total fat 0 sat. fat 0g
carb 24g fibre 2g chol 0mg sodium 19mg

% RDI:

calcium 2 iron 4 vit A 23 vit C 112
folate 13
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