Strawberry-Watermelon Floats

Photo: Levi Brown
Satisfy your sweet tooth with Strawberry-Watermelon Floats. A hit of cayenne pepper tantalizes the palate in these fruit desserts.


Makes 2 servings (serving size: 1 cup fruit, 1 scoop sorbet)

Recipe Time

Prep: 5 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Calories 161
Fat 0.4 g
Satfat 0.0 g
Monofat 0.1 g
Polyfat 0.2 g
Protein 1 g
Carbohydrate 39 g
Fiber 2 g
Cholesterol 0.0 mg
Iron 1 mg
Sodium 61 mg
Calcium 24 mg


1 cup 1/2-inch cubes watermelon, plus additional for garnish
1 cup chopped strawberries, plus additional for garnish
1 teaspoon balsamic vinegar
1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper
2 (3-oz) scoops lime or lemon sorbet
Chilled club soda or seltzer


1. Combine watermelon, strawberries, balsamic vinegar, and cayenne pepper in a medium bowl. Divide about 2/3 of the fruit evenly between 2 tall glasses. Add a scoop of sorbet to each glass.

2. Top with the remaining fruit and juices. Fill with club soda; garnish with additional fruit.


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Stephana Bottom,


June 2012
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