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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:

How long does it take?

Fulfillment
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

% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories by day for a woman (change to a man).

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Home made.

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