A Refreshing Sicilian “Gelo di Melone”

A Refreshing Sicilian "Gelo di Melone"

A Refreshing Sicilian “Gelo di Melone”

A summertime Sicilian dessert. Gelo di Melone is a watermelon pudding based on flavored watermelon juice and pistachios.

A Refreshing Sicilian "Gelo di Melone"

It is delicious and very refreshing.

A Refreshing Sicilian "Gelo di Melone"

A Refreshing Sicilian “Gelo di Melone”

Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Course: Dessert
Keyword: delicious, dessert, sicilian dessert, summertime dessert
Servings: 8

Ingredients

  • 1 Lt watermelon juice ~ 5 cups
  • 6 tbsp brown sugar (depends on the sweetness of the watermelon)
  • 4 tbsp cornstarch
  • a few jasmine blossoms (optional)
  • chocolate chips
  • pistachio grain

Instructions

  • Pass watermelon pulp through food mill to obtain 1 liter of juice.





    7- Before serving, garnish with some Jasmine blossoms, pistachio or grated
    chocolate.






  • Filter it to remove  pulp and seeds.
  • Pour the juice in a saucepan with the brown sugar, cornstarch, Jasmine
    blossoms and the cinnamon stick.
  • Heat the mixture, stirring constantly until it becomes thick.
  • Remove the mixture from the stove and take out the Jasmine blossoms and the
    cinnamon stick.
  • Pour the mixture into the cup with a layer of pistachio grains covering the bottom and then leave it to cool completely.
  • Before serving, garnish with some Jasmine blossoms, or mini chocolate chips.

Notes

ENJOY!❤️
 
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