15 Watermelon Cake Ideas for Refreshing Summer Desserts

Discover creative watermelon cake ideas to add a refreshing twist to your celebrations.

Watermelon Fruit Cake: Fresh Watermelon Sliced and Layered With Assorted Fruit Toppings

watermelon fruit cake fresh watermelon sliced and layered with assorted fruit toppings

This no-bake option features fresh, crisp slices of watermelon stacked and adorned with a vibrant assortment of berries, kiwi, and other fruits, making it a refreshing and healthy dessert choice.

Watermelon Sponge Cake: Vanilla Sponge Tiers With Watermelon-flavored Cream

watermelon sponge cake vanilla sponge tiers with watermelon flavored cream

This cake combines light, fluffy vanilla sponge layers with a sweet and refreshing watermelon-flavored cream, perfect for summer celebrations.

Watermelon Chiffon Cake: Light, Airy Chiffon Cake With Watermelon Juice Infused in the Batter

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This chiffon delight incorporates fresh watermelon juice, giving the cake its signature fluffy texture and subtly sweet, fruity flavor.

Watermelon Ice Cream Cake: Layered Watermelon Ice Cream and Cake Crumbs, Frozen

watermelon ice cream cake layered watermelon ice cream and cake crumbs frozen

This dessert combines the cool refreshment of watermelon-flavored ice cream with the satisfying crunch of cake crumbs, all frozen into a delightful treat.

Watermelon Chocolate Chip Cake: Watermelon Cake Batter With Chocolate Chips Baked in

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The delightful fusion of sweet watermelon flavor with rich chocolate chips creates a surprising twist that’s perfect for summer dessert tables.

Watermelon Roll Cake: Watermelon-flavored Sponge Rolled With Cream Cheese Filling

watermelon roll cake watermelon flavored sponge rolled with cream cheese filling

A Watermelon Roll Cake showcases a delightful fusion, wrapping a watermelon-flavored sponge around a rich cream cheese filling for a refreshing twist.

Vegan Watermelon Cake: Dairy-free Cake With Watermelon Puree and Coconut Whipped Cream

vegan watermelon cake dairy free cake with watermelon puree and coconut whipped cream

Incorporating watermelon puree into the cake batter and topping it with coconut whipped cream, this vegan delight merges tropical flair with classic dessert.

Watermelon Upside-Down Cake: Caramelized Watermelon Slices On the Bottom, Cake Batter Poured Over

watermelon upside down cake caramelized watermelon slices on the bottom cake batter poured over

This delightful twist on traditional upside-down desserts showcases caramelized watermelon at the base, which subtly infuses the cake with its juices as it bakes, offering a unique, moist texture and watermelon flavor.

Watermelon Coconut Cake: Layers of Watermelon-flavored Cake With Coconut Cream Frosting

watermelon coconut cake layers of watermelon flavored cake with coconut cream frosting

The Watermelon Coconut Cake combines tropical coconut cream frosting with subtle watermelon-flavored cake layers, offering a refreshing twist on a traditional dessert.

Watermelon Cheesecake: No-bake Cheesecake With a Watermelon Jelly Topping

watermelon cheesecake no bake cheesecake with a watermelon jelly topping

This refreshing dessert combines creamy, no-bake cheesecake with a vibrant layer of watermelon-flavored jelly, offering a delightful twist on traditional cheesecake.

Watermelon Mousse Cake: Watermelon-flavored Mousse Layered Over a Crust, Chilled

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This chilled dessert combines the lightness of watermelon-flavored mousse with a satisfying crust, offering a refreshing twist that’s perfect for warm weather celebrations.

Watermelon Funfetti Cake: Funfetti Cake With Watermelon Pieces and Watermelon Colored Icing

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This vibrant cake combines colorful sprinkles and fresh watermelon bits within the batter, topped with a playful pink watermelon-flavored icing for a festive, fruity twist.

Grilled Watermelon Cake: Slices of Grilled Watermelon Stacked With Honey and Yogurt

grilled watermelon cake slices of grilled watermelon stacked with honey and yogurt

Grilled Watermelon Cake offers a delightful twist by combining the smoky sweetness of grilled watermelon with the creamy tang of yogurt and a drizzle of honey, creating a refreshing and slightly savory dessert option.

Watermelon Layer Cake: Thin Layers of Watermelon and Mascarpone Cream, Chilled

watermelon layer cake thin layers of watermelon and mascarpone cream chilled

This cake combines the refreshing crispness of thinly sliced watermelon with luxurious mascarpone cream to create a light, summer dessert perfect for a hot day.

Watermelon Pound Cake: Dense, Moist Pound Cake With Watermelon Juice Glaze

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The Watermelon Pound Cake merges the richness of traditional pound cake with a refreshing twist, topped by a sweet watermelon juice glaze that perfectly balances the flavors.

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