Marinated Fruit in Watermelon

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Sep. 21, 2011


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)



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.


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

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Servings: 8

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 1238Calories from Fat 61

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 7 g10.8%

Saturated Fat 1 g5%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 205 mg8.54%

Total Carbohydrates 291 g97%

Dietary Fiber 18 g72%

Sugars 244 g

Protein 22 g44%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet