How to make watermelon Christmas trees

Posted in Food.

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!


  • 1/4 watermelon


  1. Using a sharp knife, cut a 3cm wide slice from the watermelon.
  2. Lie the slice flat on the chopping board so it is easy to handle.
  3. Cut a 5cm wedge from each side the of watermelon slice to create the sides of the Christmas tree.
  4. 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.
  5. Trim from this cut along the edge of the watermelon flesh to the outer edge to create the lower edge of the Christmas tree.

Follow the step-by-step recipe video



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