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Watermelon Star Cake

Watermelon Star CakeCool, sweet and juicy watermelon cake—could a dessert be more perfect for summertime barbecues and picnics?

Recipe Ingredients:

1 watermelon oblong and seedless
16 ounces whipped cream or light frosting
8 ounces blueberries
8 ounces strawberries
Powdered sugar for sprinkling

Cooking Directions:

  1. Wash the watermelon and pat dry. Cut a three-inch thick slice from the center of an oblong, seedless watermelon. Place flat on a cutting board and use an oversized star-shaped cookie cutter (or sharp kitchen knife) to cut a star shape. Set on paper towel to drain excess water.
  2. Place on a serving dish or cake stand.
  3. Pipe whipped cream or a light frosting between the bottom edge of the star and the plate. Dot with blueberries.
  4. Frost the cake with topping and arrange blueberries and cut strawberries on top. Sprinkle with powdered sugar and serve.

Makes ? servings.

Recipe and photograph courtesy National Watermelon Promotional Board.