Learn how to cut a watermelon into slices, cubes, balls and shapes. Enjoy this delicious fruit all summer long with these easy cutting methods!
Prep Time: 10minutes
Total Time: 10minutes
Bowl for storing
Melon baller or small cookie scoop (optional)
Cookie cutter (optional)
Cut the the watermelon in half lengthwise. Then cut in half again.
Take one quart of the watermelon and then cut into 1-inch slices. If they seem too big, cut each slice in half again. Repeat with the remaining watermelon quarts.
Cut the watermelon in half lengthwise. Then cut in half again.
Cut two 45° angles on one side of the watermelon. The knife should go down to hit the rind. Turn the watermelon and repeat on the other side. Make 1-inch cuts on the top of the watermelon, down to the rind.
Then cut along the bottom of the rind. The watermelon will fall out into cubes, so have a bowl nearby to pour it into.
Use a melon baller or small cookie scoop to scoop out the watermelon into balls.
Slice into 1-inch slices. Then lay the slice down onto a cutting board and press a cookie cutter into the watermelon.