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Watermelon Basket

In the northern hemisphere, summer watermelon lasts from August to October. However, this sweet fruit now be enjoyed throughout the year thanks to the comfort of modern shipping. Basket of fruit salad can be used for many events such as school meetings, the socialization of the church, and the spring break party. This basket lively, funny and delicious.

  • One large ripe watermelon perfect
  • Half a small cantaloupe fruit
  • Half a small honeydew melon
  • 473 grams of red wine
  • Half a can of canned pineapple slices (optional)

Buy fruit perfectly ripe watermelon. This is important because even though you use the skin to be made into a "basket," flesh also will still be edible. If the watermelon fruit is too ripe, the fruit may be difficult to handle. However, if the fruit is less mature, the fruit salad you will be bland and no taste. If you are in doubt about the freshness of fruit, asked the production manager at your local supermarket on how to pick the ripe fruit.

Mark the top of the watermelon as shown in the figure below. The line will help guide you in cutting or making a basket hilt on watermelon.

Cut the top of the watermelon with a long, thin knife. Let the center is not cut to serve as a handle of the basket. Save the pieces of meat are cut watermelon fruit. 
After cutting the handle, make handles appear wavy slowly cut a half circle of skin.

Use a melon baller (melon ball scoop printer) to take flesh watermelon. Put about half of the watermelon balls into a bowl. Fill the basket with the watermelon balls later. 
The rest of the watermelon can be stored or eaten directly as it will not be required in the fruit salad.

Use an ice cream scoop or shovel to scrape the inside of the watermelon rind until clean.

Peel the other and use a melon baller to take flesh. Insert pieces of cantaloupe and honeydew melon to the rest of the watermelon, and add the pineapple and grapes. Stir with a flat.

Serve chilled and enjoy the fruit salad!

Tips :
  • You are waiting for many guests? Rather than eat the watermelon fruit, the fruit presented in a beautiful bowl of fruit salad served if exhausted.
  • Many other ways to enjoy watermelon. If you're brave, try the watermelon carving!


Be careful when using the knife. The use of knives can be dangerous, especially when making the handle of the basket.

The Necessary Equipment

  • Knife with a thin blade
  • Melon Baller (spoon makers melon balls)
  • Ice cream scoop
  • Marker



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