Melon Ball Drop Recipe

Melon Ball Drop Recipe
Staff Writer
Melon Ball Drop Recipe
Fabiana Santana
Melon Ball Drop Recipe

A glittered up version of a classic Midori sour, the Melon Ball Drop is a fun and festive way to watch the ball drop on New Year’s Eve. The seasonal red and green colors nod to the holidays and you can get creative and scoop out a bowl full of balls for snacks, too.

1
Servings
686
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 3/4  Ounces  melon liqueur
  • 1/2  Ounce  sweet and sour
  • 4 3/4  Ounces  Champagne or sparkling wine
  • maraschino cherry

Directions

Combine melon liquor and sweet and sour mix in a cocktail shaker filled with ice. Shake until just chilled and pour into a Champagne flute. Drop a cherry into Champagne flute and fill with Champagne.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
32g
46%
Sugar
47g
52%
Saturated Fat
20g
83%
Cholesterol
1mg
0%
Carbohydrate, by difference
95g
73%
Protein
6g
13%
Vitamin A, RAE
3µg
0%
Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid
1mg
1%
Vitamin K (phylloquinone)
9µg
10%
Calcium, Ca
29mg
3%
Choline, total
9mg
2%
Copper, Cu
1mg
0%
Fiber, total dietary
3g
12%
Folate, total
95µg
24%
Iron, Fe
4mg
22%
Magnesium, Mg
26mg
8%
Niacin
3mg
21%
Phosphorus, P
108mg
15%
Selenium, Se
12µg
22%
Sodium, Na
464mg
31%
Water
33g
1%

Melon Shopping Tip

Buying fruits in season when they are at the peak of their freshness make for great tasting food and can save you money.

Melon Cooking Tip

Don’t throw out your overripe fruit – instead blend into a smoothie or salad dressing, add to muffin batter, bake into a cobbler, or boil down with sugar and a little lemon juice to make jam.

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