Fresh fruit desserts can be more than just diced fruit in a bowl. By mixing fresh fruit with lime and making a fresh fruit Pico de Gallo dessert goes from the hum drum ordinary to a spicy sweet treat.
The cayenne whipped cream in this dessert is a zesty way to top this southwestern flavored fresh fruit dessert. Fresh fruit Pico de Gallo with Cayenne Whipped Cream is a perfect end to a traditional Mexican style meal. If you are looking for a twist that the kids will like scoop vanilla ice cream in a bowl and top the ice cream with fresh fruit Pico de Gallo with cayenne whipped cream.
Fresh Fruit Pico de Gallo with Cayenne Whipped Cream
4 Cups Ripe Mellon, use melon of your choice
1 Can Pineapple Chunks, drained
1 Cup Jicama, cut into bite size cubes
1 Cucumber, peeled and cut into bite size cubes
1 Lime, juice of 1 lime
2 Cups Whipped Cream
½ tsp Cayenne Pepper
Combine and stir together the first five ingredients. Chill thoroughly.
Whip together the whipped cream and cayenne pepper.
Serve in chilled martini glasses. Spoon the fruit mix into the bottom of the glass and place a large spoon full of whipped cream atop each glass. For added color place two to three fresh mint leaves on the edge of the chilled martini glass.
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