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Watermelon Baby Carriage Fruit Bowl

Watermelon Baby Carriage Fruit BowlRecipe courtesy of the National Watermelon Promotion Board.

Recipe Ingredients:

1 red watermelon
4 cups mixed fresh fruit
Orange slices for wheels
Strawberries and kiwifruit for hubcaps

Cooking Directions:

  1. Almost any shape watermelon will work for this project.
  2. Cut a thin slice from the bottom to provide a stable base.
  3. Draw the outlines for the carriage as best you can to mirror the image.
  4. Use a sharp knife to cut out the section to be used for the handle. Cut all the way through the rind.
  5. Use a decorating tool or knife to cut the fancy edges of the carriage.
  6. Remove the top section of rind.
  7. Hollow the carriage and attach the handle with toothpicks.
  8. Attach wheels made from orange slices and hubcaps made from strawberries and kiwis.
  9. Fill the carriage with approximately 4 cups of fruit salad.

Makes 12 servings.

Recipe and photograph courtesy of the National Watermelon Promotion Board.