Watermelon Cake

(Last Updated On: August 3, 2020)

Watermelon Cake: Juicy watermelon “cake”  topped with sweetened whipped cream and tart berries.

Watermelon Cake


When it comes to holiday desserts my family is always “too full” after a big meal for whatever crazy, fabulous dessert I’ve made.

Personally, I always have room for dessert so this concept is a bit foreign to me!

However, I can usually talk them into something “light” like Angel Food Cake or Jello (lol!). However, those are kind of boring/repetitive. I decided to try something different.


watermelon cake recipe

This watermelon cake recipe is cool, creamy, and refreshing. It also looks beautiful enough to double as a centerpiece!


how to make a watermelon cake

Watermelon Cake Recipe


Watermelon Cake

Watermelon Cake: Juicy watermelon "cake"  topped with sweetened whipped cream and tart berries.
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword 4th of July, Healthy, Labor Day, Memorial Day, No Bake, Picnic, Summer
Prep Time 15 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 10 Slices
Calories 322kcal
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  • 7-10 Pound Seedless Watermelon
  • 2 1/2 cups Heavy Whipping Cream Chilled
  • 1/4 cup White Sugar
  • 2 teaspoons Vanilla Extract
  • Fresh Fruit I used Strawberries/Blueberries


  • Cut the ends off of your watermelon with a very sharp knife. Set aside.
  • Set the cake upright. Cut off all of the green rind and white pith. Gradually cut off the longer sides until it resembles a circle.
  • Use a chilled bowl and beats to whip your cream until it begins to thicken. Add vanilla. Gradually add sugar a little at a time. Continue mixing until it forms soft peaks.
  • Blot watermelon with paper towels to remove any excess moisture. Spread whipped cream onto the melon cake using an offset spatula. Top with berries if desired.
  • Store in the refrigerator.


Calories: 322kcal | Carbohydrates: 30g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 22g | Saturated Fat: 13g | Cholesterol: 81mg | Sodium: 25mg | Potassium: 400mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 24g | Vitamin A: 2680IU | Vitamin C: 26.1mg | Calcium: 61mg | Iron: 0.8mg
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Adapted via: Sprinkle Bakes

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