Angel Food Cake with Watermelon Heaven Recipe

This light dessert is the perfect addition to a summer barbecue or a refreshing end to any meal.

June 2005

  • watermelon
    Purée a juicy watermelon and enjoy the sweetness with a slice of angel food cake.
    Photo by Pixabay/PDPics
  • watermelon

Yield: 6 Servings

This light dessert is sure to impress guests.


  • 1 1/2 cups sour cream
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1/4 cup powdered sugar
  • 1/4 cup toasted almond slices
  • 7 cups watermelon purée
  • 6 slices angel food cake


  1. In a small bowl, mix together sour cream, vanilla and powdered sugar. Stir in toasted almonds. 
  2. Place a 1-cup pool of watermelon purée on each of 6 serving plates. Place a slice of cake on each pool. Drizzle watermelon purée over the top of cake slices. Garnish each serving with a dollop of sweetened sour cream and almonds.
More from this issue of Heart of the Home:

Subscribe today

Capper's FarmerWant to rediscover what made grandma’s house the fun place we all remember? Capper’s Farmer — the newly restored publication from the rural know-how experts at — updates the tried-and-true methods your grandparents used for cooking, crafting, gardening and so much more. Subscribe today and discover the joys of homemade living and homesteading insight — with a dash of modern living — that makes up the new Capper’s Farmer.

Save Even More Money with our automatic renewal savings plan!

Pay now with a credit card and take advantage of our automatic renewal savings plan. You save an additional $6 and get 4 issues of Capper's Farmer for only $16.95 (USA only).

Or, Bill Me Later and I'll pay just $22.95 for a one year subscription!

Facebook Pinterest Instagram YouTube Twitter

Free Product Information Classifieds

click me