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Melon with port sorbet

Melon with port sorbet

This recipe is a new twist on the classic melon with port: melon balls served on a bed of port sorbet.

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Last modified on: October 6th 2013

For 4 people, you will need:

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PreparationStart to finish
49 min.49 min.
Preservation: Should be served immediately
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Step by step recipe

1 Melon with port sorbet : Photo of step #1Cut 2 melons in half and remove the seeds. 3 min.
2 Melon with port sorbet : Photo of step #2Cut the melon into small balls with a melon baller (pommes parisiennes spoon). 10 min.
3 Melon with port sorbet : Photo of step #3Put the melon balls into a bowl and pour 2 tablespoons Port and 2 tablespoons caster sugar over. Mix well and set aside in the fridge, covered with plastic film. 3 min.
4 Melon with port sorbet : Photo of step #4Mix 300 ml Sugar syrup and 150 ml Port. 3 min.
5 Melon with port sorbet : Photo of step #5Churn in an ice-cream maker until of sorbet consistency. 20 min.
6 Melon with port sorbet : Photo of step #6Put a layer of sorbet into well-chilled sundae dishes. 5 min.
7 Melon with port sorbet : Photo of step #7Cover with melon balls.

Serve immediately.
5 min.

Remarks

For more about sorbets, see the Ice-cream and Sorbets page.

You can replace the port with any alcohol you like. For example, Macvin du Jura gives a very good result.

For a more substantial ice, you can mix in the melon left-over from making the balls.

Nutritional information

Whole recipe
CaloriesProteins CarbohydratesFats
153916 gr306 gr28 gr
77 %6 %29 %4 %
Per 100 g
CaloriesProteins CarbohydratesFats
731 gr15 gr1 gr
4 %<1 %1 %<1 %
Per person
CaloriesProteins CarbohydratesFats
3844 gr76 gr7 gr
19 %2 %7 %1 %
% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories by day for a woman (change to a man).

How much will it cost?

For 4 people : 5.40 €
Per person : 1.35 €

Note : These prices are only approximate.

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