15 minutes
Cook Time
40 minutes
Cooking Level


  • For the cake:
  • 1 Pure Flavor® Oronai Sweet Charentais Melon
  • 3 large eggs
  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1 cup vegetable oil
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1¾ tsp cinnamon
  • 1½ tsp salt
  • 1 tsp ground ginger
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • Mint, for garnish
  • For the glaze:
  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • ¼ cup real maple syrup
  • ½ tsp vanilla
  • ¼ tsp ground cinnamon


Step 1

Halve melon, scoop out the seeds and remove the rind. Grate flesh of half the melon. Dice the remaining melon and set aside.

Step 2

Preheat the oven to 350°F degrees. Grease and flour Bundt pan.

Step 3

Combine the flour, cinnamon, salt, ginger, baking soda, and baking powder in a medium bowl.

Step 4

With an electric mixer or a whisk, beat the sugar, eggs, oil, and vanilla in a large bowl until well blended and slightly frothy. Fold in the grated melon.

Step 5

Add the dry ingredients to the wet mixture and fold until just blended; don't overmix.

Step 6

Add batter to the pan and bake for 40 minutes or until a skewer inserted into the center comes out clean.

Step 7

Let cool in the pan for 15, then invert on a baking rack to cool completely.

Step 8

Create glaze by whisking together sugar, cinnamon, maple syrup & vanilla. Fold in the diced melon pieces. Spoon glaze over cooled cake, letting it drip down sides. Garnish with fresh mint.

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