Strawberry-Watermelon Floats

Strawberry-Watermelon Floats Photo: Levi Brown


  • 1 cup 1/2-inch cubes watermelon, plus additional for garnish
  • 1 cup chopped strawberries, plus additional for garnish
  • 1 teaspoon balsamic vinegar
  • 1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 2 (3-oz) scoops lime or lemon sorbet
  • Chilled club soda or seltzer


1. Combine watermelon, strawberries, balsamic vinegar, and cayenne pepper in a medium bowl. Divide about 2/3 of the fruit evenly between 2 tall glasses. Add a scoop of sorbet to each glass.

2. Top with the remaining fruit and juices. Fill with club soda; garnish with additional fruit.

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  • Satisfy your sweet tooth with Strawberry-Watermelon Floats. A hit of cayenne pepper tantalizes the palate in these fruit desserts.
  • Yield: Makes 2 servings (serving size: 1 cup fruit, 1 scoop sorbet)

Nutritional Information

Calories per serving: 161
Fat per serving: 0.4g
Saturated fat per serving: 0.0g
Monounsaturated fat per serving: 0.1g
Polyunsaturated fat per serving: 0.2g
Protein per serving: 1g
Carbohydrate per serving: 39g
Fiber per serving: 2g
Cholesterol per serving: 0.0mg
Iron per serving: 1mg
Sodium per serving: 61mg
Calcium per serving: 24mg

Good to Know

Watermelon is appropriately named, as this fruit is made up of 92% water!