Saturday, August 4, 2012

Summer Fruit with Wine and Mint

Serves 4

1 1/4 cups dry white wine
1/3 cup Raspberry Cane sugar
2-tablespoon fresh mint leaves

Bring the wine, cane sugar and mint leaves to a boil in a small saucepan, reduce heat. Stir until the sugar is dissolved. Simmer for 2 minutes. Remove from the heat. Strain mint leaves out of mixture.

1/2 ripe cantaloupe, halved, seeded, cut into 3/4-inch cubes (about 3 cups) 

1 (8-ounce) fresh strawberries, quartered 

1 cup seedless green grapes, halved lengthwise 

1 tablespoon mint leaves, chopped

Combine the cantaloupe, strawberries, grapes in a large bowl. Pour the warm wine mixture over; toss to coat. Cover and refrigerate until cold, stirring occasionally, at least 2 hours. Garnish with chopped mint leaves.

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