How to make watermelon Christmas trees

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Looking for a fun Christmas-themed snack that’s not laden with sugar and other baddies that will have the kids bouncing off the walls? Try making this one-ingredient delicious, festive – and best of all – HEALTHY Christmas treat. All you need is a knife and some watermelon.

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  • Prep time : 10 mins

Watermelon Christmas trees ingredients

  • ΒΌ of a watermelon


  • Using a sharp knife, cut a 3cm wide slice from the watermelon.
  • Lie the slice flat on the chopping board so it is easy to handle.
  • Cut a 5cm wedge from each side the of watermelon slice to create the sides of the Christmas tree.
  • Carefully make two cuts through the rind up to the red watermelon flesh 4cm apart at the centre point of the watermelon slice to create the tree trunk.
  • Trim from this cut along the edge of the watermelon flesh to the outer edge to create the lower edge of the Christmas tree.

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Find more great ideas for festive cooking and crafts in our Christmas section.


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