Refreshing Watermelon and Peach Fresh Fruit Cake

This tiered fresh fruit cake proves that pretty cakes really can be healthy
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Watermelon Cake

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This refreshing, not-really-cake cake, looks pretty, tastes amazing, and yet is so healthy and easy to make.

This recipe is courtesy of Not Without Salt.

6
Servings
8
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

  • small watermelon
  • peaches, thinly sliced
  • 1  Cup  fresh blueberries

Directions

Cut the watermelon into 4 slices which are ¾”-1” thick. Run a knife round the slices, just on the inside of the rind to remove it. Pick out any unwanted seeds. Stack the layers on top of each other and trim the edges so that all the slices are the same size.

On a cake plate set down 1 layer of watermelon. Cover the watermelon with sliced peaches. Repeat twice more, and end with the final slice of watermelon on top. Plunge a skewer through the center of the cake to keep everything in place.

Sprinkle the top of the cake with fresh blueberries and serve with vanilla ice cream.

Nutritional Facts

Carbohydrate, by difference
1g
1%
Protein
1g
2%
Vitamin A, RAE
88µg
13%
Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid
6mg
8%
Vitamin K (phylloquinone)
138µg
100%
Calcium, Ca
59mg
6%
Choline, total
4mg
1%
Fiber, total dietary
1g
4%
Folate, total
23µg
6%
Iron, Fe
1mg
6%
Magnesium, Mg
21mg
7%
Phosphorus, P
19mg
3%
Sodium, Na
1mg
0%
Water
31g
1%

Watermelon Shopping Tip

Buying fruits in season when they are at the peak of their freshness make for great tasting food and can save you money.

Watermelon Cooking Tip

Don’t throw out your overripe fruit – instead blend into a smoothie or salad dressing, add to muffin batter, bake into a cobbler, or boil down with sugar and a little lemon juice to make jam.