Introduction: Honeydew Hefeweizen Smoothie

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Do you enjoy wheat beer? Fresh honeydew melon? Then try making this tasty smoothie! It's great for warm, summer weather.

The ingredients you will need are:

1/2 of a Honeydew Melon
3 and 1/3 Cups Vanilla Ice Cream
1 Cup Hefeweizen (Wheat Beer)
1/2 Teaspoon Vanilla Extract
Straws (optional)
Small and Thin Honeydew Slices for Garnish (optional)

Step 1: Remove Seeds

Cut the honeydew in half and then remove and discard the seeds using a metal spoon.

Step 2: Cut Into Slices, Peel

Cut the honeydew melon into slices and then peel the skin off of the individual slices using a vegetable peeler.

Step 3: Cut Into Pieces

Cut the honeydew melon into roughly 2 x 3 inch chunks. Place half of the pieces in the freezer, and the other half in the refrigerator. Let them chill for 1 hour.

Step 4: Blender

Remove the honeydew pieces from the freezer and refrigerator and place half of them them in a blender with half of the other ingredients. Put the lid on the blender and blend on high until the mixture is completely blended, about 45 seconds. Pour the mixture into glasses, then repeat this process with the other half of the ingredients.

Step 5: Serve

Serve immediately with straws and a small slices of fresh honeydew, if desired. Makes about 4 servings.

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