Swedish Melon With Red Raspberry Puree (Melon-Och Hallendessert)

Recipe by Wildflour
READY IN: 10mins




  • Cut melon in half and scoop out seeds.
  • Scoop out melon with melon baller, or you can cut into small bite-sized cubes.
  • Place in a serving bowl.
  • At this point you have a choice. You can marinate the melon in a little rum for an hour or more, or you can just continue.
  • If you marinated them, pour off any extra rum.
  • Now, place raspberries in sieve over small bowl, and force berries thru sieve to remove seeds. (You can do this with the back of a spoon or just use your fingers.).
  • Add sugar and lemon juice to seived raspberry puree.
  • Pour raspberry puree over melon and chill for several hours.
  • Serve from bowl, or serve in individual dessert dishes.
  • You can even serve this with a little ice cream or whipped cream. But it's just fine on it's own.