CHEF JEFF — ONE BYTE AT A TIME: Watermelon and Blackberries in SyrupRecipes that require little or no cooking such as this are welcome during the summer.
Recipes that require little or no cooking such as this are welcome during the summer.
Watermelon and Blackberries in Syrup
½ cup sugar
1 cup water
1 2-inch piece fresh ginger, peeled
3 cups ½-inch watermelon cubes, chilled
½ cup blackberries, chilled
Combine sugar, water and ginger in a small saucepan and bring to a boil. Turn down the heat and simmer until slightly thickened, about 5 minutes. Transfer to a small bowl or glass measuring cup, let cool, discard ginger, cover with plastic wrap, and refrigerate for at least 1 hour and up to 1 week.
Spoon watermelon and blackberries into dessert goblets. Pour syrup over fruit and serve immediately.
Yield: Serves 4.
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