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Cantaloupe & Passion Fruit Mimosas | Taste & Tipple

Cantaloupe & Passion Fruit Mimosas

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes

Ingredients

  • ½ cup Simple Syrup
  • ¼ cup lime juice
  • 2 cups peeled and chopped cantaloupe
  • 3 cups cold water
  • 4 ripe passion fruit
  • 1 bottle Prosecco

Simple Syrup

  • ½ cup sugar
  • ½ cup water

Instructions

  1. 1 In a blender, combine ½ cup Simple Syrup (recipe follows), ¼ cup lime juice and 2 cups peeled and chopped cantaloupe. Process until smooth and turn out into a large pitcher. Stir in 3 cups cold water.
  2. 2 Cut 4 ripe passion fruit in half, scoop out pulp and seeds and add to the cantaloupe mixture. Stir and chill; discard fruit skins.
  3. 3 When ready to serve, fill tall glasses with ice, pour two-thirds full with the agua fresca and top with cold cava or Prosecco. Garnish with a wedge of cantaloupe, if desired.

Simple Syrup

  1. Combine water and sugar in a small saucepan. Bring to a simmer over medium heat and stir until sugar is dissolved. Let cool to room temperature. Simple syrup will keep in the fridge for two weeks in an airtight container. 

Recipe Notes

Recipe from: St. Onge, Christopher. "Cantaloupe & Passion Fruit Sparkler." Food & Drink. Summer 2014.