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Cantaloupe Watermelon Cupcakes – Teaspoon of Spice


Cantaloupe Watermelon Cupcakes

These fast kid-friendly ‘selfmade’ cupcakes are cute mini-cake formed watermelon and cantaloupe topped with candy Greek yogurt frosting. 

Cantaloupe Watermelon Cupcakes

UPDATE: This Watermelon Cupcakes recipe was first posted in 2014 – when my child wasn’t even 2 but! Oh, these loopy days. Now that child is nearly 7. However we nonetheless love making these collectively.

Possibly I shouldn’t admit it, however this recipe – actually – took me LESS than quarter-hour to drag collectively. Yup: ‘Selfmade’ cupcakes in like 12 minutes. However I’ve been excited about the best way to make Watermelon Cupcakes for for much longer…

I’ve seen some enjoyable variations of watermelon cupcakes and watermelon cake by way of Pinterest:

The tremendous fancy coconut frosted and fruit topped by way of @PaleoCupboard
Cake flavored with watermelon juice by way of Instructables Cooking
And the whipped cream topped by way of @PremeditatedLeftovers

Watermelon Cupcakes | TeaspoonOfSpice.com

All look scrumptious. However, none too transportable.

I don’t appear to have time for something this summer season. (Let’s simply say the fact of getting 4 youngsters has REALLY sunk in on me as all of them are house most of day-after-day and the youngest, who’s 22 months is on the explore-everything-that’s-hazardous-to-her-health stage. And did I point out, my dishwasher is damaged?) And… we would have liked a fast, transportable deal with for a youngsters’ pool social gathering.

Make these easy Watermelon Cantaloupe Cupcakes for any get together. For more #Healthy Kitchen Hacks, follow @Tspcurry

When checking the fridge, I noticed plain Greek yogurt and remembered this sensible Greek Yogurt frosting by way of Regan Jones, RD. An ideal topping – for super-quick, transportable (and wholesome!) Watermelon Cupcakes:

  • 5 minutes to chop the watermelon
  • Cantaloupe + creamy, vanilla topping is a match made in heaven (my dad nonetheless eats ice cream on cantaloupe!)
  • 5 minutes to whip collectively the frosting + 2 minutes to assemble
  • Transportable as a result of the yogurt is thicker and stays fairly for two hours chilled (in a cooler or fridge.)

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These fast, kid-friendly (wholesome!) selfmade cupcakes are cute mini-cake-shaped watermelon and cantaloupe topped with candy Greek yogurt frosting.


  • 1/2 cup plain non-fat, low-fat or full-fat Greek yogurt
  • 1.5-inch thick slice of watermelon, trimmed of rind
  • 1.25-inch thick slice of cantaloupe, trimmed of rind
  • 1/4 cup powdered sugar
  • Sprint or 2 of advantageous sea salt
  • 12 drops of vanilla extract
  • Cupcake sprinkles


  1. Line a small sieve with 3 paper towels or espresso filters and place over a bowl. Place yogurt on prime to empty whereas chopping watermelon. (Unique recipe requires draining in a single day. I solely drained for 6-7 minutes.)
  2. Lay the watermelon on chopping board and utilizing a 1/4-cup measuring cup (or different cupcake-sized circle mould) press out 3 circles. Utilizing a knife, minimize round form to dislodge from massive watermelon slice. And place on paper towels. Repeat course of for cantaloupe. (See pictures under)
  3. Scrape yogurt into small bowl and add sugar, salt and vanilla. Stir totally with a fork.
  4. Blot fruit with extra paper towels and place in cupcake papers. Prime with about 1 tablespoon of frosting and sprinkles.

Watermelon Cupcakes | TeaspoonOfSpice.com

Watermelon Cupcakes | TeaspoonOfSpice.com

How have you ever been consuming watermelon and cantaloupe this summer season? Tried any new melon recipes?

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