Perfect Entertaining

Recipe Contest
<+script type="text/javascript" src="">
Some of My Favorite Things

Recipe of the Week

Detail of Caramel Apple-Almond Crepes

Caramel Apple-Almond Crepes

A great dish for dessert or breakfast, these filled crepes are quick and easy to make, full of wonderful flavor, and make any occasion special.

Casaba Melon with Coconut Milk

This tropical mixture of creamy coconut milk spiked with lime juice and sweet melon makes for a marvelous summer dessert. Try it with your favorite melon if you cannot get the very sweet casaba melon in your area. The simple sauce works well with all melons.

8 ounces coconut milk
Finely grated zest and juice of 1 lime
4 cups cubed casaba melon
1/4 cup toasted shredded coconut
Additional lime zest for garnish (optional)

Mix together the coconut milk, lime juice, and zest in a large bowl until well mixed. Add the melon and toss well. Chill for at least one hour, and up to three hours. Garnish with the toasted coconut and lime zest and serve chilled.

Makes 6 servings.

Preparation Time: 10 minutes
Chilling Time: 1 hour
Total Time: 1 hour, 10 minutes

All text, graphics, recipes, and articles copyright Perfect Entertaining 2001-2011, unless otherwise attributed. Legal Disclaimer. Privacy Policy. Please do not reprint or distribute any of the material on this website without permission. For reprint permission, advertising information, or for information about recipe or menu development, contact me via our feedback form. Thank you.