Fun, fruity and minty, this cocktail tastes as good as it looks. The frozen melon will keep you cool even after you’ve finished the last sip.
Yields 1 cocktail
Honeydew, canteloupe and watermelon balls
1 oz honeydew mint syrup (4 cups chopped honeydew melon, 2 sprigs fresh mint, 1 cup water, 1 cup sugar)
2 dashes orange flower water
3 oz Chandon Rosé
Fresh mint sprig for garnish
Put the melon balls on a plate and freeze.
Combine the chopped honeydew melon, fresh mint, water and sugar in a small saucepan. Bring to a boil. Stir. Remove from the heat and let steep for 20 minutes. Strain into a container with a sealing top and chill. Discard the solids.
Pour the honeydew mint syrup into a decorative glass. Add the orange flower water and Chandon Rosé. Add a selection of melon balls and garnish with the mint sprig. Serve.
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