Strawberry-Watermelon Floats

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

Health JUNE 2012

  • Yield: Makes 2 servings (serving size: 1 cup fruit, 1 scoop sorbet)
  • Prep time:5 Minutes


  • 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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Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 161
  • Fat: 0.4g
  • Saturated fat: 0.0g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 0.1g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 0.2g
  • Protein: 1g
  • Carbohydrate: 39g
  • Fiber: 2g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0mg
  • Iron: 1mg
  • Sodium: 61mg
  • Calcium: 24mg

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