Watermelon Mini Cake Delights

Served as a desert,  or savored as a summer snack, this recipe is vegan, fresh, and full of raw goodness for every occasion! Would you have guessed that the paste on top of these watermelon squares was made from a cashew base? If you thought making Gone Raw’s Fresh Corn and Avocado Salad was easy, then you’ll be bowled over by the brevity required for prepping these mouth watering Watermelon Mini Cake Delights. They only have six ingredients!

Watermelon Mini Cake Delights
From Gone Raw user rawleen

  • 1 watermelon, cut into squares
  • 2 cups cashews, soaked for two hours in water
  • 1 cup agave nectar
  • Vanilla, to taste
  • Water, to taste
  • Blueberries
  1. Place cashews, agave, and vanilla in food processor, or a type of blender, and process. Slowly add water to achieve a frosting-like consistency
  2. Place in a carrot bag, or make your own by cutting a small section out of the corner of a clear plastic bag as your frosting instrument
  3. Squeeze frosting on each watermelon, then top with a blueberry or other garnish of choice

The cashew paste, could also be stored in a small container to have as an addition to fresh fruits, or brought as a unique dip to a potluck. If you’re looking for the perfect time and place to debut these hors d’Å“uvres, think July 4th!


About Julianne

Julie is a modern day Renaissance woman and die-hard bloody mary enthusiast. When she’s not sprinkling magic fairy dust onto ModCloth’s social media channels, you can find her eclectic point of view on food, fashion, music, and DIY documented here!

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    Emily 06/15/2010 at 12:06 pm #

    These sound delicious! Being a Vegan, a watermelon and cashew lover, these are right up my alley!

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    Turi (ModCloth) 06/15/2010 at 12:34 pm #

    These were so good! You should make them every day! 🙂

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    Mandy (ModCloth) 06/15/2010 at 1:01 pm #

    Yummmm this will be the only way I eat watermelon from now on!!! 🙂

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    Stephanie 06/15/2010 at 1:09 pm #

    When you say soak the cashews for 2 hours, is that just in water?? Just want to make sure I am doing it right!

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    Ashley 06/15/2010 at 3:37 pm #

    sounds delicious!

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    millia 06/15/2010 at 3:39 pm #

    where would one find agave? i would like to try making this for my fathers day get together

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    Julie (ModCloth) 06/15/2010 at 4:42 pm #

    @Stephanie — Yep, soak the cashews in water for two hours. I’ll update the post so it says so correctly! Hope you like em 🙂

    @Millia — I should have specified agave nectar. I’d say it can be found at most Food Co-Ops, Natural Markets, as it’s very similar to honey, but yields a low glycemic index. You could always call a store ahead of time to save from a wasted trip! This is the kind I used.

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    Jo 06/15/2010 at 5:48 pm #

    This sounds AMAZING!! I’ll have to try it asap!! 🙂

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    Melissa 06/15/2010 at 11:09 pm #

    Oh wow, I need to make these! Such a fun and clever idea.

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    Mousevox Vintage 06/16/2010 at 11:05 am #

    Ooh! This looks delicious and refreshing. I’m having a party at my house on Saturday and may have to try these out!

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    Sara C. 06/16/2010 at 8:29 pm #

    The concept of “water, to taste” is making me laugh really hard!

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    SweetOnVeg 06/18/2010 at 7:30 pm #

    These look like juicy little gems! Love this!

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    HanneSis 06/20/2010 at 11:14 am #

    Julie, that looks so tasty, I can’t wait to make them. My mom has that vintage blue/white plate too, it’s one of my favorites.

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    Katy 07/08/2010 at 4:56 pm #

    Those look delicious! Being a vegetarian and avid health nut its very, very hard for me to find tasty delicassies that aren’t one thousand calories. Thanks for the recipe!

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