A simple dessert of honeydew melon balls served in an orange-strawberry sauce.
1/2 cup strawberry jam
1/2 cup orange juice
1 1/2 teaspoons grated orange peel - divided use
1/8 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1 tablespoon cornstarch
2 tablespoons water
1 cup sliced strawberries
1/4 teaspoon almond extract
4 cups honeydew balls
- In a small saucepan combine strawberry jam, orange juice, 1/2 teaspoon orange peel and cinnamon.
- In a small bowl combine cornstarch and water; add to the strawberry jam mixture. Bring to a boil over medium heat, stirring frequently; reduce the heat and simmer until the mixture is smooth and thickened. Remove from the heat; stir in sliced strawberries and almond extract. Cool.
- Divide honeydew balls into serving bowls; divide the sauce evenly over the fruit and sprinkle with 1 teaspoon orange peel. Serve immediately.
Makes 4 servings.