Cassis-Splashed Melon With French Vanilla Ice Cream & Blackb

Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 0 mins

This is a super easy summer dessert that could easily be served to guests. The adult version includes cassis, a French liqueur. You could easily adjust this for kids by omitting the cassis. This idea came from Rachael Ray. Enjoy!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cut off a sliver of each melon wedge bottom, so that they will sit nicely on a plate.
  2. Pour 2 tablespoons of cassis liqueur or syrup across each melon wedge.
  3. Scoop 1 ball of ice cream onto each wedge of melon.
  4. Garnish each with blackberries and serve.
  5. Simple as that!
Most Helpful

Sometimes the simplest things are best. I loved this dessert. The cantaloupe was sweet and juicy, the Cassis syrup was wonderful thick and tangy, vanilla bean ice cream and blueberries because I was out of blackberries and couldn't wait to try this. It was amazing. So much flavor and the texture was spot on. Thanks so much for sharing a new family favorite. Even the picky one enjoyed it. Made for CQ2 - Quebec.

Baby Kato August 21, 2015

What a wonderful combination of flavors and textures. I was pleasantly surprised at how great the melon was with the ice cream and berries. I made the Cassis a year ago and finally found something yummy to use it on!! Thanks! Made for Culinary Quest 2015/LBOB

Linky August 19, 2015

I love melons of all kinds, and this is a lovely way to serve it. Had to borrow the Cassis, as we don't have much liquor in the house. All I had to do was tell my neighbor that of course he would get some. Simple but very lovely to look at. Thnx for posting, LifeIsGood. Made for ZWT5 for RRR.

Darkhunter June 11, 2009