Watermelon Pie a la Mode

Show your Canadian colours with this red and white delight. Watermelon adds a twist to a classic favorite topped with sweet strawberry syrup.

6 1/2-inch (1 cm) thick pie wedge-shaped slices of pound cake
6 3-inch (7.5 cm) thick wedges of seedless watermelon the same size as the cake slices, blotted to remove excess moisture
6 scoops vanilla-flavored frozen yogurt (or ice cream)
1 cup strawberry syrup (250 mL)

Place cake slices on 6 dessert plates. Top each cake slice with a watermelon slice. Place a scoop of the frozen yogurt on top of each “pie” slice and drizzle syrup over top.

Serves 6.

Per serving: about 470 cal, 6 g pro, 10 g total sat (4.5 g sat. fat),
92 g carb, 1 g fibre, 30 mg chol, 170 mg sodium. % RDI: 15% calcium, 6% iron, 35% vit A, 40% vit C.

Recipe provided courtesy of the National Watermelon Promotion Board. For more recipe ideas, visit www.watermelon.org.

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Watermelon Green Tea Punch
Watermelon Syrup
Watermelon Cupcakes
Pear Quinoa Breakfast Bowl
Cherry Vanilla Slab Pie

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