Total Time
Prep 20 mins
Cook 20 mins

I adopted this recipe from Recipezaar and haven't tried it yet. I don't know how long it takes to make this so I estimated. Sounds good.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 2 cups fresh raspberries (Or unsweetened frozen raspberries, defrosted)
  • 13 cup sugar
  • 2 tablespoons orange-flavored liqueur (Or raspberry-flavored brandy) (optional)
  • 2 cantaloupe
  • 3 cups raspberry sherbet


  1. In a blender or food processor, whirl raspberries until pureed.
  2. Pour through a sieve to remove seeds.
  3. Stir sugar and liqueur (if used) into puree and mix well; cover and chill.
  4. Halve cantaloupes and remove seeds; peel and cut into thin slices.
  5. Line each of 8 small dessert bowls or goblets with 3 or 4 melon slices.
  6. Top melon with a scoop of sherbet and pour 2 tablespoons chilled raspberry sauce over sherbet.
  7. Raspberry sherbet in goblets lined with sliced cantaloupe and topped with Melba sauce would make a memorable finale for a menu featuring an egg and cheese dish.
Most Helpful

This was a delicious dessert. Quick and easy to make, light and refreshing. A perfect ending to any meal. I subed lime sherbert and frozen tropical yogurt for the raspberry sherbert, as I was out. They both worked well with the raspberry sauce and the sweet, juicy cantaloupe slices. Thanks so much for sharing another wonderful recipe.

Baby Kato September 08, 2008

This was a great tasting dessert. I did substitute juice for the liquor. Made for 123 Hits

Nasseh June 22, 2008

My old blender died and so my sister passed on to me her old one (she recently acquired a new fancy-dancy one). I cristened it with this dish and could not have made a better choice (I did make just a quarter recipe). It turns out that curacao (the liqueur I used) does something wonderful to the flavor of raspberries. My verdict: A lovely light dessert glorifying my favorite kind of melon. P.S. I was bad and did not push the raspberry pulp through a sieve to remove the seeds--didn't bother me a bit.

echo echo November 20, 2007