Source: Midwest Living


Recipe Summary

30 mins
2 hrs
2 hrs 30 mins


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  • For syrup: In a small saucepan, combine the 1/2 cup sugar, the water, honey and ginger. Bring to boiling, stirring to dissolve sugar; reduce heat. Simmer, uncovered, for 5 minutes. Remove from heat. Cool in the refrigerator for at least 1 hour.

  • Cut watermelon crosswise into 3/4-inch slices. Using 2- to 3-inch star-shape cookie cutters, cut watermelon into star shapes, discarding rind. (Reserve remaining watermelon for another use).

  • Place blueberries, strawberries and watermelon in a large bowl. (Reserve 16 stars for garnish). Pour syrup over fruit. Cover and chill for 2 to 24 hours.

  • For whipped cream: In a small chilled mixing bowl, combine whipping cream, sugar and vanilla. Beat with chilled beaters of an electric mixer on medium speed until soft peaks form. Do not overbeat.

  • To serve, divide fruit with syrup and whipped cream among sixteen 9-ounce glasses or dessert dishes, alternating layers of fruit and whipped cream. Top with reserved stars. Serve immediately or chill, covered up to 1 hour before serving.

Nutrition Facts

199 calories; fat 11g; cholesterol 41mg; saturated fat 7g; carbohydrates 25g; mono fat 3g; poly fat 1g; insoluble fiber 1g; sugars 21g; protein 1g; vitamin a 777.4IU; vitamin c 23mg; riboflavin 0.1mg; niacin equivalents 0.4mg; vitamin b6 0.1mg; folate 12.1mcg; vitamin b12 0.1mcg; sodium 14mg; potassium 175mg; calcium 30.3mg; iron 0.5mg.