Watermelon Birthday Cake

By Chef: Eva Hajkova
Posted: March 17, 2014


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This is the ideal birthday cake for fruit lovers everywhere and makes a great treat for kids as well! The entire cake is made from fresh watermelon topped with a sweet, creamy and lemony cashew frosting. The combination of juicy watermelon with creamy vanilla frosting is just divine and such a treat. If you’re in the northern hemisphere watermelon season hasn’t struck yet so be sure to bookmark this one for the warmer weather ahead!

Yield: 2 cakes


  • 1 watermelon
  • 2 cups soaked cashews
  • 1/2 cup water or coconut water
  • juice from one lemon
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2-3 tablespoons of raw sweetener of your choice ( I used raw agave syrup)
  • 1/2 cup almonds


 Peel the watermelon alongside using a sharp long knife, then make a circle shape about 10 cm high or higher if you wish (I made 2 cakes out of one watermelon)

2. Put cashews, water/coconut water, vanilla extract, lemon juice and a sweetener of your choice in a high speed blender and blend until smooth. The cream should have a thick texture, if too thick, a more liquid.

3. Use a spatula to put your cream around the shaped watermelon, using water if too sticky

4. cut the almonds in a food processor and sprinkle them on the sides of your cake

5. Decorate the top of your cake with your favorite fruit
Put in a fridge for a couple of hours.