Healthy Party Food Ideas
Alternative food recipes to accommodate your paleo, vegan and gluten-free guests.
A watermelon can be sculpted into any shape and it holds together well. The most resourceful shape when using a watermelon is round, but you can do a square. You also do not have to make a high top cake. You can cut the watermelon in half to make it easier to cut and serve. I suggest buying seedless. Dry the watermelon with paper towels. Place the watermelon on a sturdy plate with a lip that can hold access water that may collect at the bottom.
Once you have sculpted the shape of the watermelon you are ready to frost it. Easiest frosting to use is a well chilled whipped-cream. Below are the top sites for watermelon cake recipes. A mixture of vegan and non-vegan frosting recipes.
Once you are done frosting the cake you will need to decorate it. This is the fun part. You may use flowers (that are not heavy as the frostings used are light) if you are looking to do something fancy. Fruits such as berries are the most popular to use, along with sliced almonds, shaved chocolate, shredded coconut and sprinkles. Once you are done make sure to place the cake in the refrigerator. This will help with keeping the frosting in place.
Finally, use candles and other non-edible decorations for the top of the cake. It slices easily and will bring a smile to everyone you serve a slice to.
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Watermelon Cake Recipes
2 1/2 cups/580g heavy whipping cream
1/4 cup/50g sugar
Seeds from one vanilla bean
Mint sprigs for garnish (optional)
- 1 whole seedless watermelon
- 3 cups of heavy whipping cream ( you'll probably have some extra)
- ½ teaspoon of vanilla
- 2 tablespoons of confectioners sugar or other sweetener like stevia
- assorted fresh berries and other garnishes of your choice like nuts, sliced almonds, coconut, sprinkles, etc.
- 1 can full fat coconut milk* (chilled in refrigerator at least overnight)
- 1 tbs coconut nectar (or maple syrup)
- 1 tsp vanilla extract
- 1 whole watermelon (about 5-7 pounds)
- appx. 1/2 cup of slivered almonds
- sliced strawberries (optional)
- blueberries (optional)
- melon balls (optional)
- 1 small to medium watermelon
- 2 cup heavy whipping cream, very cold
- 1/4 cup powdered sugar
- 1/2 teaspoon vanilla
- 1 cup toasted coconut