Fluffy Watermelon Salad

Fluffy Watermelon Salad

This salad can be served as a desert as well...and is just as delightful!
Servings: 8 to 12 servings
Author: The National Watermelon Promotion Board


  • 3 envelopes plain gelatin
  • 1 cup boiling water
  • 3 cups watermelon puree*
  • 1 cup lightly toasted coconut
  • 4 cups whipped topping
  • 2 cups shredded sweetened coconut


  • Dissolve the gelatin in the boiling water and stir into the watermelon puree.
  • Pour the mixture into a 9 x 13 casserole dish and chill overnight or until very firm.
  • Lightly toast cup of coconut and set aside to cool.
  • Add layer of whipped cream to serving dishes.
  • Cut chilled gelatin/puree mixture into small squares and place in serving dishes over layer of whipped cream.
  • Top with coconut.
  • Add dollop of whipped topping and sprinkle with toasted coconut.
  • Serve immediately.
  • *To make the watermelon puree, remove seeds from fresh watermelon and cut into large chunks. Place in a blender and process until smooth and well pureed.
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