An unusual and potent dessert that should be reserved for adult dinner parties, Watermelon Cocktail may also be served as a first course. flesh of
1 watermelon, diced and seeded
6 fl. oz. fresh orange juice
2 fl. oz. Campari
2 tablespoons sugar
2 tablespoons crystallized ginger, finely chopped
Place the diced watermelon in a large mixing bowl and set aside.
In a small bowl, combine the orange juice, Campari and sugar and pour the mixture over the melon. Place the bowl in the refrigerator for 30 minutes to chill the melon and allow it to absorb some of the liquid.
Remove the bowl from the refrigerator and spoon the mixture into 6 individual serving glasses.
Sprinkle over the crystallized ginger and serve immediately.