Honey Ginger Boston Cooler

Something Extra
Summer 2015

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Honey Ginger Boston Cooler

Honey Ginger Boston Cooler
1/2 cup honey
1/4 cup ginger beer
1½ tbsp. butter
2 tsp. lemon juice
1/2 tsp. vanilla extract
2 Large ripe cantaloupes, halved and seeded
4 scoops vanilla ice cream
Fresh mint (optional)

The perfect ending to an outdoor summer dinner.

Prep: 15 minutes, Cook: 15 minutes, Serves: 6 to 8

1. Bring honey, ginger beer, butter, lemon juice and vanilla to a boil in a small saucepan. Reduce heat to medium and keep mixture at a full rolling boil for about 8 minutes (mixture should be golden brown and reach 240°F on a candy thermometer). Remove from heat and let cool.

2. Place a scoop of ice cream in the center of each melon half and drizzle with ginger caramel. Garnish with mint, if you like.

Nutritional Information:
452 calories, 6 g protein, 13 g total fat (8 g sat.), 84 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 77 g sugar, 36 mg cholesterol, 102 mg sodium, 13 points


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