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Birthday Cake

  • Oblong watermelon
  • Channel knife (or vegetable peeler)
  • Berries
  • Whip cream
  • Birthday candles and mint for garnish
  1. Choose a long watermelon with very straight sides for this carving.
  2. Wash watermelon and pat dry.
  3. Remove rounded ends.
  4. Cut 2 " thick horizontal rings from center section of watermelon, for desired cake height.
  5. Use a channel knife to carve one design into the rind of each ring. If you cannot find a channel knife, you can use the top of a standard vegetable peeler.
  6. Cut each ring into six even wedges.
  7. Arrange wedges from different rings to create a varied cake design, building to desired height.
  8. Top with berries and whipped cream, birthday candles and fresh mint leaves for garnish.
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