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Cantaloupe Agua Fresca, or Agua de Melon, is made with ripe, juicy fruit. Refreshing and sweet and perfect for warm weather months. Enjoy! By Mama Maggie’s Kitchen
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Cantaloupe Agua Fresca (Agua de Melon)

Cantaloupe Agua Fresca, or Agua de Melon, is the best way to beat the heat. It is a refreshing and light drink made with sweet, ripe fruit that screams summer. 
Prep Time8 mins
Total Time8 mins
Course: Drinks
Cuisine: Mexican
Servings: 6 -8
Calories: 96kcal


  • 1 cantaloupe peeled and diced
  • ½ cup sugar
  • 6 cups water
  • Ice


  • Add cantaloupe and sugar to the blender.
  • Using the back of a cooking spoon, strain the mixture.
  • In a large pitcher, add the cantaloupe mixture and water.
  • Stir to combine.
  • Taste for good measure.
  • Add ice.
  • Serve and enjoy!


Cantaloupe Agua Fresca lasts in the fridge for 3-5 days.
Cantaloupe Agua Fresca lasts in the freezer for up to 1 year.
For a Sugar Free Cantaloupe Agua Fresca: 1 teaspoon Stevia instead. Add more if desired.
Depending on the how sweet the cantaloupe is, you might not even need to add sugar. Taste before adding more. 


Calories: 96kcal | Carbohydrates: 24g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 27mg | Potassium: 246mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 24g | Vitamin A: 3111IU | Vitamin C: 34mg | Calcium: 16mg | Iron: 1mg