Ah, watermelon season – our favourite! Make this delicious layered watermelon cake for a fun-in-the-sun day (or a fresh brekkie) with all your friends and family.
SERVES 8–10 // COOKING TIME 40 min
1 large watermelon
2 apples, cored and sliced, plus extra to serve
2 cups strawberries, sliced, plus extra to serve
4 kiwis, peeled and sliced, plus extra to serve
½ cup raspberries, plus extra to serve
½ cup blueberries, plus extra to serve
1 cup full cream yoghurt
3 mint sprigs
1. Cut the rind from the melon and shape into a cylinder. Slice into layers. Reserve the offcuts.
2. Place one layer of melon on a serving platter and arrange the apple, strawberry and kiwi slices on top. Fill any gaps with raspberries and blueberries.
3. Continue layering in this way, finishing with a layer of watermelon. You can use skewers to hold it together.
4. Spoon the yoghurt on top of the watermelon and decorate with extra fruit and mint.
Recipe & styling: Chiara Turilli
Photography: Samantha Pinto // HMimages.co.za
Katlego Mlambo’s watermelon granita will make another adult dessert favourite at your shindig!