Refreshing Watermelon and Peach Fresh Fruit Cake

This tiered fresh fruit cake proves that pretty cakes really can be healthy
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
129
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 1 small watermelon
  • 3 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.

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.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
0.7g
1.1%
Sugar
26g
N/A
Protein
3g
5%
Carbs
32g
11%
Vitamin A
92µg
10%
Vitamin B6
0.2mg
8%
Vitamin C
30mg
51%
Vitamin E
0.8mg
4.2%
Vitamin K
7µg
9%
Calcium
26mg
3%
Fiber
3g
11%
Folate (food)
13µg
N/A
Folate equivalent (total)
13µg
3%
Iron
0.9mg
5.2%
Magnesium
37mg
9%
Monounsaturated
0.2g
N/A
Niacin (B3)
1mg
6%
Phosphorus
49mg
7%
Polyunsaturated
0.2g
N/A
Potassium
482mg
14%
Sodium
3mg
N/A
Thiamin (B1)
0.1mg
8.1%
Zinc
0.5mg
3%