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  Cantaloupe/Cranshaw honeydew / persian melon 1 Large
  Lemon juice 1 Tablespoon
  Ground cardamom To Taste
  Ground nutmeg To Taste
  White wine/Rose wine 1 Teaspoon
  Sugar To Taste
  Peaches 2 (In Season)
  Pineapple 1
  Grapes   Cup (0 tbs)
  Berries   Cup (0 tbs) (In Season)

Cut generous slice off top of melon; remove seeds, then scoop out melon either making balls or chopping pieces.
Toss these with other prepared fruits, lemonjuice, dash of spice and wine.
Taste and add just a dash of sugar and/or salt, but only if necessary.
Heap into melon shell; cover with reserved slice from top and refrigerate to chill thoroughly.
Additional whole strawberries, pineapple cubes on picks, sprigs of fresh mint may be used to surround and garnish whole melon when served atop bowl of ice.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2145 Calories from Fat 91

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 11 g16.5%

Saturated Fat 2.5 g12.7%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 653 mg27.2%

Total Carbohydrates 554 g184.5%

Dietary Fiber 61.7 g247%

Sugars 468.6 g

Protein 44 g87.9%

Vitamin A 2740.7% Vitamin C 3290.4%

Calcium 54.1% Iron 70.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Melon Surprise Recipe