Mixed Fruit Salad in Melon Halves

Mixed Fruit Salad in Melon Halves


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This fruit salad is served in a bowl made from rockmelon or honeydew melon then topped with whipped cream and mint leaves.

Lynn Lewis

Serves: 4 

  • 250g cherries
  • 1 medium banana
  • 4 apricots
  • 250g plums
  • 3 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 4 tablespoons liquid honey
  • 3 sprigs mint
  • 2 small rockmelons or honeydew melons
  • 1⁄2 cup whipping cream
  • mint leaves, for garnish

Preparation:30min  ›  Ready in:30min 

  1. Remove pits from cherries. Slice banana, apricots and plums. Combine fruit in a bowl.
  2. Mix lemon juice and honey then pour over fruit. Remove mint leaves from sprigs. Cut into fine strips. Stir into salad.
  3. Halve melons and scrape out seeds. Use a melon baller to scoop out flesh, leaving a rim of flesh about 1 cm thick. Add melon balls to bowl.
  4. Whip cream until stiff. Spoon fruit salad into melon halves. Garnish with cream rosettes and mint leaves.

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