Louisiana Watermelon Festival Recipe 1 cup evaporated milk1/2 cup sugar1 can sweetened condensed milk2 lbs watermelon (about 2 cups puree)1/4 cup lemon juice 3 egg whitesRed food coloring Combine the evaporated milk and sugar in a saucepan and cook over low heat until sugar is dissolved. Remove from fire and add the condensed milk, watermelon … Continue reading Watermelon Ice Cream
Louisiana Watermelon Festival Recipe 2 pounds watermelon rindLimewater made from 1 quart water and 5 tablespoons lime (calcium hydroxide)1 quart cider vinegar1 cup water2 1/2 pounds sugar (5 cups)1 tablespoon allspice1 tablespoon cloves6 small pieces stick cinnamon1 ounce green ginger root may be added if desired Pare and remove all green portions from watermelon rind. … Continue reading Watermelon Rind Sweet Pickles
Louisiana Watermelon Festival Recipe 1 stick butter1 stick margarine1/8 tsp salt1/4 tsp grated lemon rind1/2 cup sugar2 egg yolks2 3/4 cups sifted cake flourWatermelon rind preserves (about 1/2 cup) if necessary, use blender In large mixer bowl add cream butter, salt and lemon rind. Beat in sugar and egg yolks. On low speed, add flour … Continue reading Watermelon Rind Preserve Cookies
Louisiana Watermelon Festival Recipe 10 lbs of chopped melon rind2 lemons2 quarts cold water1/4 lb preserved ginger root10 lbs sugar Pare watermelon and discard rind and all pink portion. Grind white portion through food chopper (course blade). Combine watermelon and water. Cook slowly until melon is clear. Add sugar, sliced lemon and ginger cut in … Continue reading Watermelon Honey
Louisiana Watermelon Festival Recipe 1 (3 oz) package cream cheese1 1/4 cups flour1 stick margarine1/3 cup chopped pecans Cheese and margarine should be at room temperature. Add flour a little at the time, work in with pastry blender until smooth. Add pecans and mix well. Chill for 30 minutes or longer. Using hands, pat dough … Continue reading Cream Cheese Crust
Louisiana Watermelon Festival Recipe 1 package vanilla instant pudding mix1 1/4 cups milk 1/2 cup watermelon juice1 cup whipped topping6 cups watermelon balls Mix pudding with milk and juice. Fold in whipped topping. Layer watermelon and pudding mixture. Garnish with watermelon balls and mint.
Louisiana Watermelon Festival Recipe 1/2 cup mandarin orange slices1/2 cup watermelon cubes1/2 cup cantaloupe cubes1/2 cup white grapes1/2 cup pineapple chunks1/2 cup frozen orange juice Combine fruits and toss with orange juice. Chill and serve.
Louisiana Watermelon Festival Recipe 2 1/2 cups cubed and seeded watermelon1 envelope unflavored gelatin1 cup sugar1 tbsp lemon or lime juice1 cup heavy creamLemon or lime slices and melon balls for garnish Puree watermelon in food processor or electric blender or by mashing through a course sieve. Measure 2 1/4 cups puree. Soften gelatin in … Continue reading Watermelon Mousse
Louisiana Watermelon Festival Recipe Line a large dish (about 12 X 8 inches) with Angel Food cake broken into pieces. Sprinkle with 2 Tbsp. Rum extract or 3 Tbsp. Sherry. Blend watermelon to measure 3 cups, add 1/2 cup powdered sugar. Set aside in the refrigerator. Soften 3 Tbsp. unflavored gelatin in 1/2 cup cold … Continue reading Watermelon Triffle
Louisiana Watermelon Festival Recipes 1 1/4 cups water, divided3/4 cup sugarDash salt3 teaspoons lemon juice1 1/2 cups nonfat dry milk solids2 1/2 cups watermelon pieces and juices, crushed2 egg whites, stiffly beaten Combine 1/2 cup water, sugar and salt in a heavy saucepan; heat, stirring until sugar dissolves. Bring mixture to a boil, and simmer … Continue reading Louisiana Watermelon Sherbert