Dessert Cookie Cake Recipe : Watermelon with Blackberries and Pear Puree

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  1. dstny

    dstny Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Makes:8 servings

    4 slices watermelon (3/4 inch thick)
    3 medium pears, peeled
    1/3 cup light rum or apple juice
    2 cups blackberries


    1. Cut each watermelon slice into 10 wedges. Cut rind from wedges and remove seeds. Refrigerate about 1 hour or until chilled.
    2. Cut each pear into 4 pieces; remove cores and stems. Place pears and rum in blender or food processor. Cover and blend on medium speed about 1 minute or until smooth.
    3. Arrange watermelon wedges on 8 dessert plates. Top with blackberries. Top each serving with pear puree.

    Substitution
    Get creative with your fruit combos! Try honeydew and raspberries, cantaloupe and blueberries or pineapple and sliced strawberries.