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  • Serves: 8 Servings

Fire and Ice

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Category: Fruit, Desserts

 Ingredients List

  • 1/4 c Honey; plus
  • 1 tb Honey
  • 1/4 c Water
  • 4 c Ruby-red grapefruit juice;
  • -strained
  • 1 Ripe papaya
  • 1/4 ts Minced chili pepper
  • Serrana or jalapeno
  • 1 tb Chopped mint
  • 1 tb Lime juice


For dessert, top a scoop of grapefruit ice with a spicy fruit salsa.

1. ICE: Combine 1/4 cup honey and the water in a large saucepan. Bring to a
boil over medium heat, stirring occasionally. Remove from heat. Cool.

2. Whisk in juice and transfer to a shallow 1 1/2-qt. freezer proof
container. Freeze at least 8 hrs.

3. FIRE (salsa): Peel papaya, halve and scrape out seeds. Cut flesh into
l/2-in. chunks to make 1 1/2 cups.

4. Combine half of papaya, minced chili, mint and lime juice in a medium
bowl. Drizzle with 1 tbsp. honey and toss. Refrigerate 30 min., mixing

5. To serve, add remaining papaya to salsa. Remove ice from freezer and
chop into fine chunks using a sturdy fork. Place a scoop of grapefruit ice
in a bowl or stemware glass and top with salsa.

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