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Melon and Tequila Cups

Course: Dessert
Cuisine: English
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 5 minutes
Servings: 6
Boozy, fruity and refreshing, these Melon and Tequila Cups are dressed to impress! An unbelievable flavor combination served in pretty cups for the easiest ever summer dessert!
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  • 1 honeydew melon
  • 3 tablespoon cold high-quality tequila
  • juice and zest of 1 lime
  • 3 tablespoon organic honey
  • a pinch of sea salt flakes
  • Few mint sprigs chopped (or basil) + extra to decorate


  • Cut the honeydew melon in two and remove the seeds.
  • With the help of an ice cream scooper (or melon baller), carve the melon and form neat balls.
  • In a large bowl, mix the tequila, lime zest and juice, honey and salt together. If the mix is too sour, add in a little more honey.
  • Fold in the melon balls and mix all ingredients together.
  • Cover and chill for about ½ hour.
  • Serve ⅔ melon balls per person with some of the juice. Decorate with extra mint leaves and serve immediately.