When it comes to summer fruits watermelon is definitely a force to be reckoned with. It’s juicy, sweet, fleshy, bright, packed with vitamins, and capable if quenching even the most severe thirst. If you’re a watermelon fan like us, you know just how versatile this fruit is (or vine plant, to be more precise). But whatever you call it, watermelon is amazing and the number of yummy stuff you can do with it is limitless. From gentle smoothies and refreshing popsicles, to cakes and fruit bowls, we present you 9 things to do with watermelon, the king of summer fruits.
We promised you watermelon popsicles, so here they are – the best summer dessert ever created! It’s quite simple, yet delicious. The layers are watermelon mixed with a bit of sugar and lime juice, coconut juice, and then fresh kiwi juice to create the baste. Use some chocolate chips for additional crunchiness.
Watermelon Ice Cubes
You start adding ice to literally everything in summer, but it’s so much better to make the delicious watermelon ice cubes and use them instead! Whether it’s plain water, freshly made juice, or some lemonade, watermelon ice cubes will be a fun and healthy addition to your drink.
Fresh Watermelon Cake
Watermelon cake, anybody? It looks like a cake, but inside you have a ripe, gorgeously sweet watermelon. It’s a fun way to enjoy watermelon and impress (or trick) you friends. No one will be expecting to see the insides for sure!
Watermelon, Basil and Mozzarella Salad
You don’t really want to eat heavy foods in summer, here’s what you can try instead. This yummy salad is a great starter to any meal. It’s gentle, juicy, and flavourful from all the basil used in this recipe. You’ll fall in love with it once you try it!
Watermelon Coconut Shake
Just when you think you’ve tried it all…We present you watermelon coconut shake (or smoothie, or slushie, whatever you wish to call it). Prepared with maple syrup, vanilla extract, and frozen watermelon, this drink is sweet, flavourful, and absolutely perfect for summer.
Roasted Watermelon Seed
If you were looking for a perfect snack, your search is over. Most of us ignore watermelon’s seeds and just dispose of them, but it seems that after some frying they become quite tasty! You can prepare them in an oven or on a stove. Either way, they say these seeds taste no worse than those of sunflower.
Dipped in batter and deep-fried in hot oil, the watery watermelon turns into an unusual delicacy in a blink of an eye. This might very well be the most unexpected thing to do with a watermelon! But it tastes delicious
If you’re one of those people who like to leave nothing behind and eat the whole fruit, here’s a wonderful recipe for you. This southern recipe is flavourful due to cloves and cinnamon, but other than that you’ll just have to try it.
Watermelon Fruit Basket
This ridiculously easy recipe is more about the way it looks. Perfect for parties and all kinds of gatherings, this cool watermelon basket will definitely become the centre of everyone’s attention in no time. It’s filled with fresh fruits and berries, which makes it both vibrant and healthy.