dLifeHeaderPortlet dLifeHeaderPortlet


Gingered Melon
Source: dLife

Melon coated in a delicious ginger syrup.

Rating:
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 3 minutes
Difficulty: Intermediate

Nutrition Facts

Makes 6 servings
Amount Per Serving
Calories 115.4
Total Carbs 26.5 g
Dietary Fiber 0.7 g
Sugars 23.0 g
Total Fat 1.5 g
Saturated Fat 1.2 g
Unsaturated Fat 0.1 g
Potassium 136.5 mg
Protein 0.8 g
Sodium 3.2 mg
Dietary Exchanges
1/2 Fat , 1 Fruits , 1 Other Carbs , 1/2 Starch
See the Detailed Nutritional Analysis
Note: One or more ingredients from this recipe are not included in the nutritional analysis above. Either the ingredient is missing from our database or is listed as "optional" in the recipe.
Powered by ESHA

Servings
Ingredients

0 3/4 cup  cold water
0 1/2 cup  sugar
2 tsp  fresh lemon peel
4 tsp  fresh lemon juice
1 1/2 tsp  fresh ginger root
4 cup  Watermelon, fresh, balls
0.3333 cup  Coconut, dried, flaked, sweetened, canned
Directions
  1. To make the syrup, combine water, sugar lemon juice, and gingerroot in a small saucepan, and heat until brought to a boil, then reduce the heat.
  2. Simmer the syrup for about 3 minutes leaving uncovered, then remove from the heat and stir in lemon peel. Cool the syrup to room temperature and strain if desired, then pour the syrup over the melon. Stir the melon and syrup gently to coat, then cover and allow them to chill for 2 to 24 hours.
  3. Take melon and syrup and spoon into dessert dishes to serve, and then sprinkle with coconut.

dLife Weekly Poll

Do you know your cholesterol numbers?