Festive Melon Fruit Basket
This fancy fruit salad basket can be made ahead
of time on your holiday parties.
The refreshing natural flavors of this recipe will
intensify during refrigeration.
1/2 cup sweet red seedless grapes
1/2 cup scoop into balls cantaloupe
1/2 cup cubes honey dew
1/2 cup tangerine orange juice
Fruit Preparation :
In a large bowl, mix together your
melon cubes, melon scoop balls and
your seedless sweet grapes.
Toss your whole fresh fruit mixture
with some sweet tangerine orange juice.
Cover and refrigerate for about 1-2
hours prior to placing it into your
festive melon basket.
Creating your festive melon basket :
1 large water melon or honey dew
Basket Preparation :
To make the basket for your fruit salad
presentation. Draw about 1 inch wide
handle across honey dew or water melon
with a pencil. Cut top about 2" of your
melon fruit, leaving the handle uncut
and remove the seeds out using a spoon.
Cut top of your melon fruit with a sharp
knife to form a zigzag scalloped edge.
Scoop some melon flesh out of your fruit.
You can add some to your refrigerated
orange fruit mixture.
When your fruit basket is ready, fill in
with your refreshing orange, grapes and melon