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Strawberry Melon Fizz

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 30 min.

Makes

10 servings

Experimenting in the kitchen is fun for me. That's how I came up with this recipe—I adapted it from recipes I got from friends for a melon ball basket and for a sparkling beverage. —Teresa Messick, Montgomery, Alabama
Strawberry Melon Fizz Recipe photo by Taste of Home

Ingredients

  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1 cup water
  • 5 fresh mint sprigs
  • 1 quart fresh strawberries, halved
  • 2 cups cubed honeydew
  • 1-3/4 cups cubed cantaloupe
  • Ginger ale or sparkling white grape juice

Directions

  1. In a large saucepan, combine the sugar, water and mint; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer 10 minutes. Remove from the heat; allow to cool completely. Discard mint.
  2. Combine strawberries and melon. Just before serving, fill tall glasses with fruit and drizzle each with 1 tablespoon syrup. Add ginger ale to each glass.

Nutrition Facts

1 serving: 194 calories, 0 fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 7mg sodium, 49g carbohydrate (46g sugars, 2g fiber), 1g protein.

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