Nutritious Watermelon Cake with Superfood Dairy-Free Yogurt Frosting


This recipe for watermelon cake is a “sweet” entry in our March Recipe Madness Contest, created and submitted by Fiona Verdon. To qualify, the recipe contains 8 ingredients or less, but includes Greek-Style Cultured Coconut Milk Yogurt by So Delicious Dairy Free.

Nutritious Watermelon Cake - Watermelon cut into a cake layer and

So Delicious Dairy Free Recipe Madness Contest - BadgeThis all-fruit dessert is really watermelon flesh disguised by superfood dairy-free yogurt “frosting”.

For more details about the recipe contest, see this post:

Special Diet Notes & Options: Nutritious Watermelon Cake

By ingredients, this recipe is dairy-free / non-dairy, egg-free, gluten-free, nut-free, peanut-free, soy-free, vegan, vegetarian, and generally food allergy-friendly.

Nutritious Watermelon Cake with Superfood Dairy-Free Yogurt Frosting
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  1. Cut ends off watermelon, then place vertically and carve the outside shell off in a smooth circular cake shape.
  2. Mix the acai powder (you could also substitute this with cacao powder, cinnamon, or agave nectar) with the Greek-style yogurt until well mixed.
  3. Lightly pat the watermelon with paper towels to take the excess water off.
  4. Smooth the yogurt 'icing' over the 'cake'.
  5. Place in refrigerator for 25 minutes.
  6. Decorate with fruit. Serve immediately or leave in fridge.

About Author

Alisa is the founder of, Food Editor for Allergic Living magazine, and author of the best-selling dairy-free book, Go Dairy Free: The Guide and Cookbook for Milk Allergies, Lactose Intolerance, and Casein-Free Living, and the new cookbook, Eat Dairy Free: Your Essential Cookbook for Everyday Meals, Snacks, and Sweets. Alisa is also a professional recipe creator and product ambassador for the natural food industry.

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