• 1 winter melon, top removed and seeded
  • 1/4 C rock sugar
  • 1/2 sugared winter melon pieces (optional)
  • 1/4 C goji berries, dried
  • 5 red dates, seeded
  • 4 C hot water


  1. Place the winter melon into the slow cooker.
  2. Sprinkle the remaining ingredients (except the water) inside the winter melon and around the melon.
  3. Pour in the hot water.
  4. Allow this to cook in the slow cooker for about 6 hours on low heat.
  5. Serve warm or cold. Note: Scrape the soft flesh of the winter melon and serve it with the goji berries and some of the liquid.