Ingredients Jump to Instructions ↓

  1. 1 quart (32 ounces) water

  2. 1 pound,

  3. 4 ounces sugar

  4. 1 lemon, juiced

  5. 2 medium-sized ripe cantaloupes

Instructions Jump to Ingredients ↑

  1. Dissolve sugar and water in a 2-quart saucepan over medium-high heat. Bring to a boil and cook for 2 minutes. Remove from the heat and cool. Peel and seed the cantaloupes. Cut into 2-inch pieces. Puree in a food processor . Strain through a medium sieve. Mix strained cantaloupe juice, sugar syrup , and lemon juice with a wire whisk. Pour into an ice cream machine. Add some cantaloupe pulp, if desired. Freeze to a smooth consistency, according to manufacturer's directions. Serving suggestion: You may wish to place in the freezer compartment of your refrigerator for a few hours to harden. Serve in a dessert glass topped with whipped cream or with a scoop of vanilla ice cream . Garnish with fresh mint leaves.


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