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  1. 4 cups 948ml Honeydew melon balls,

  2. 4 cups 948ml Cantaloupe melon balls,

  3. 3/4" to

  4. 1"

  5. 5-lb melon

  6. 2/3 cup 131g / 4.6oz Sugar

  7. 1/3 cup 78ml Fresh lime juice

  8. 1/3 cup 78ml Water

  9. 2 Limes - zested in strips With a vegetable peeler

  10. 1 Vanilla bean - split Garnish Whipped cream Freshly-grated lime zest

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  1. Recipe Instructions In a small saucepan simmer syrup ingredients, stirring, until sugar is dissolved, about 1 minute. Remove pan from heat, add split vanilla bean, and cool syrup completely. Discard zest and vanilla bean. Syrup may be made 1 day ahead and chilled, covered. Just before serving, in a medium bowl combine melon balls with syrup and divide mixture among 6 martini glasses. Top each serving with a generous dollop of cream and garnish with grated zest. This recipe yields 6 servings.


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