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Marinated Fruit In Watermelon

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Ingredients
  Ripe watermelon 2 Medium
  Peaches 4
  Plums 6
  Strawberries 40 Ounce (2 boxes)
  Cantaloupe 4
  Raspberry sherbet 1 Pint
  Pineapple sherbet 1 Pint
  Mint sherbet 1 Pint
  Tangerine sherbet 1 Pint
  Cointreau 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Directions

MAKING
1) Cut off one end, about a quarter of the watermelon way down, to make a scalloped or notched edge.
2) Reserve the cut-off watermelon piece for the lid.
3) Scoop out the watermelon with a big spoon, cut up with a melon bailer and refrigerate to chill.
4) Cut the peaches, plums, strawberries and cantaloupe, refrigerate.
5) Make sherbet balls with a small ice cream scoop and store in freezer.
6) In a bowl, mix the chilled fruits with the Cointreau and spoon into the watermelon.
7) Put the frozen sherbet scoops in another, then cover with the lid and place on a bed of crushed ice.

SERVING
8) Serve the Marinated Fruit in Watermelon with a platter of assorted fine cheeses.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
French
Course: 
Dessert
Ingredient: 
Watermelon
Interest: 
Party
Preparation Time: 
40 Minutes
Servings: 
8

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