Strawberry Melon Fizz



Ingredients:
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1 cup water
  • 5 fresh mint sprigs
  • 1 quart fresh strawberries, halved
  • 2 cups cubed honeydew
  • 1-3/4 cups cubed cantaloupe
  • Ginger ale or sparkling white grape juice


Directions:

  • In a large saucepan, combine the sugar, water and mint; bring to a
  • boil. Boil and stir until a candy thermometer reads 240°
  • (soft-ball stage). Remove from the heat; allow to cool. Discard
  • mint.
  • Combine strawberries and melon. Just before serving, fill tall
  • glasses with fruit and drizzle with 1 tablespoon syrup. Add ginger
  • ale to each. Yield: 8-10 servings.