Melon Stuffed with Raspberries

Preparation info

    • Difficulty


Appears in

Two Fat Ladies: Gastronomic Adventures (with Motorbike and Sidecar)

Two Fat Ladies

By Jennifer Paterson and Clarissa Dickson Wright

Published 1996

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I took this confection to Glyndebourne as my contribution to a splendid picnic.


  • 1 medium-sized ripe Ogen or cantaloupe melon
  • 450 g/1 lb raspberries</


Strew the raspberries with enough sugar to suit your taste. Pour a small glass of the liqueur over them and leave for a few hours to infuse.

Cut a slice off the top end of the melon of your choice (this will be the lid, so make it a fairly thick slice). Scoop out the flesh and discard the seeds. Chop the flesh and add to the raspberries. Put this mixture back into the melon skin. Replac