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Melon with champagne

Melon with Champagne



1.Cut melon in half. Scoop out seeds from each half. With melon baller, scoop out balls of melon, place into bowl. Cut remaining melon into pieces, reserve for an- other meal.
2.Place water, sugar and ginger wine into small pan, stir over low heat until sugar is dissolved. Bring to boil, boil uncovered for three minutes. Remove pan from heat, cool; place the syrup into bowl, cover and refrigerate until very cold and ready to use.
3.When buying the sultana grapes, choose small neat bunches of grapes. Cut bunches of grapes with stems large enough to hook over glasses neatly. With small pastry brush dipped into lightly beaten egg white, brush grapes lightly, making sure that grapes are completely covered with egg white.
4.Place grapes immediately into bowl of castor sugar, sprinkle over sugar, make sure that all grapes are coated. Place on to tray, allow to stand for two hours.
5.Place melon balls into six individual tall glasses, place grapes at side of glasses, pour approximately one and a half tablespoons of ginger syrup into each glass, top with well chilled champagne. Serve.

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