Melon with port sorbet

Step by step recipe:

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

Source:

Home made.

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