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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

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

Serve immediately.

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
1293916 gr3156 gr28 gr
647 %6 %298 %4 %
Per 100 g
CaloriesProteins CarbohydratesFats
6131 gr150 gr1 gr
31 %<1 %14 %<1 %
Per person
CaloriesProteins CarbohydratesFats
34 gr789 gr7 gr
162 %2 %74 %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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Source: Home made.
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This recipe use (among others)
Sugar syrupSugar syrup: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Baked Alaska, Peach and blackcurrant coupe, Individual charlottes with morello cherries, Strawberry-mint sorbet, Pear sorbet, ... All
Caster sugarCaster sugar: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Pistachio confectioner's custard, Strawberry and rhubarb crumble, Gâteau Basque , Brioche galette, Pistachio shortbread biscuits, ... All
MelonMelon: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Minted Melon, ... All
PortPort: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Paté en croute (terrine in a pie crust), Foie gras cured in salt, Terrine of foie gras, Home-made terrine of foie gras, Crème de foie gras, ... All

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