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melon brain with a knife in it on a party table

Melon Brain


  • Author: Heather Cooan
  • Prep Time: 1 Hour
  • Cook Time: 0 Minutes
  • Total Time: 1 hour
  • Yield: 32 1x

Description

Carving melons is just as fun as carving pumpkins. This melon brain is a super fun project and a yummy party snack!


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Ingredients

  • 1 Small Seedless Watermelon

Instructions

  • Use a vegetable peeler to remove the entire green rind, exposing the inner white rind.
  • Slice off the bottom of the melon to create a flat base that will keep it from rolling. With a toothpick, outline squiggly furrows that resemble the folded surface of a brain.

  • Finally, carve narrow channels along the tracings with a sharp paring knife (a parent’s job) to expose the pink fruit beneath the rind.
  • Category: Snacks
  • Method: Non-Cook
  • Cuisine: American

Keywords: melon brain