I created this watermelon cake 3 years ago and this year I want to recreate it, because this was one of my absolute favorite birthday cakes ever. This is a repost of my original post sharing about why I chose to have a watermelon birthday cake. Have you ever tried to have a fun or healthy alternative to a birthday cake?

Watermelon Birthday Cake

I thought about my birthday cake this year I knew what would happen, because it happens every year. Everyone would have a slice and I would be left half a cake, that I would guiltily eat for the next few days. You know you have done this before too!

I decided to figure out a healthy alternative to birthday cake this year. I wanted to make a watermelon cake. I felt bad for my guests, but decided it would be best for me and my family.

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My husband even put candles in and I blew them out with Zarek sitting on my lap. This cake is a representative of what this year is for me: a year all about becoming a healthier me!

Watermelon Birthday Cake a healthy cake alternative

If you would like to make this cake too, it really isn’t that hard. Find a large watermelon that is pretty round.

  1. I started by cutting off both ends of the watermelon and then laying the flat edge on the counter.
  2. I then sliced off sides till I got a hexagon. I then sliced this large piece in half for the top half I took an inch off each edge then shaved it down to a circle shape.
  3. I used my cake plate, placed the large hexagon piece down first then placed the circle on top.
  4. To decorate I sliced strawberries and saved the best to use whole. Then I filled in the spaces with blue berries.

This would be fun dish to bring to a Fourth of July party or just a summer party. You can use any kinds of fruits to decorate. You could even get melon and make flowers with cookie cutters.

What has been your favorite birthday cake?

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Pepper Ferguson

Hi I'm Pepper. My family and I are sharing pieces of our lives.
We hope to inspire you by showing that even small changes can make the biggest differences in your life. You don't have to go to extremes to become healthy. Just do it one habit, one meal, one walk, and one hug at a time.

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