Fresh fruit in ginger syrup

Recipe from: 12/24/1998 12:00:00 AM

Ingredients 11
Servings 0
Time 10 mins

Ingredients

  • 500
    g
    sugar
  • 1
    Litres
    water
  • 1
    lemon
  • 1
    orange
  • 4
    cm
    piece fresh ginger, peeled and grated
  • berry vinegar to taste
  • FRUIT
  • 1
    small watermelon
  • 1
    winter melon
  • 1
    sweet melon (spanspek)
  • fresh mint leaves, chopped
 

Method

2.5 hrs (fridge)
 
Stir the sugar and water over low heat until the sugar has dissolved. Add the remaining ingredients except the vinegar and boil rapidly until syrupy, about an hour. Cool and remove the lemon and orange. Add berry vinegar to taste.

Use a ball spoon to scoop out round balls from each of the melons (equal quantities of each). Place the fruit balls in the cooled syrup, add the mint leaves and mix. Chill for one to two hours before serving. Serve with gammon in ginger ale (see recipe) or as a dessert with whipped cream or ice cream.
 

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