Sweet summer watermelon always means it is delicious and affordable, which is why I’m always on the lookout for fun watermelon hacks and recipes to try. Whether you’re just trying to bring a bit of summer vibe to your next party or are relaxing in the backyard with a cool watermelon dessert, you are going to find some great ideas here! Check out some of my favorite easy watermelon hacks that bring fun, flavor and might just change your summer for good!

15 Delicious Summer Watermelon Hacks You Have To Try

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Easy Watermelon Popsicles

When in doubt just add a stick to your watermelon slice. Instant Popsicle!

Slice Watermelon Into Finger Sizes

These small square slices are a hit with the littler kids. The size is also perfect for an appetizer, or just to help you keep watermelon juice off that cute white top you were excited to wear!

Make A Watermelon Keg

Two words, watermelon keg! Make a big batch of lemonade and mix it with the inner part of the watermelon. You will thank me later! Spike it if you are in the mood!

Star Watermelon Skewers

These watermelon skewers are so easy to make. This idea is great for Fourth of July, a summer BBQ or even a kid’s summer party.

Watermelon Jell-O

Planning on taking the watermelon off the rind? Why not pour some Jell-O right into that rind and make a fun Jell-O dessert! This is a fun one that had my kiddo grinning from ear to eat.

Watermelon Popsicle Food Cutter

This food cutter makes cute watermelon popsicles quick and easy. They will look so cute at your BBQ!

Watermelon Margaritas Popsicles

Adults need popsicles too, and these margarita style adult popsicles will it the spot.

Watermelon Fruit Basket

This trick is a simple one I’ve been doing for parties for years! Check out these easy instructions for cutting a watermelon into a basket to hold fruit for a party. You can fill it with watermelon only, or put a mixed fruit salad in there! Either way, it’s always a hit!

Watermelon Rice Krispy Treats

Whether you’re the fun one at the party, or you just take your watermelon super seriously you have to try this one. These treats just scream “I love you summer!”

Five Ingredient Watermelon Lemonade

Fresh lemonade is always refreshing on a hot day, but this version with watermelon and mind you will want to drink by the pitcher!

Watermelon Pool Float

I mean if this watermelon pool float doesn’t just say relaxation, I don’t know what does! Plus it will make the most epic pictures. Get your own watermelon pool float here.

Cut A Watermelon Into Cubes Quickly

This watermelon slicing hack will cube your watermelon so much faster. Most people cut the rind off the watermelon first, and then cut it into slices before cubing. This method cuts down on your slicing time by quite a bit!

Watermelon Pizza

Watermelon Pizza is another super simple way to change up your normal watermelon snacking. I like this banana and peanut butter combo on this pizza. You can also spread yogurt as your “sauce” then top with fruit, and it’s pretty delicious.

Honey Lime Watermelon Granita

A granita is kind of like a slushies’ older yet more sophisticated Italian cousin. Make this super easy watermelon granita for a great sweet summer treat.

Watermelon Cake

This is another fun party trick, make a watermelon into a cake! Decorate your cake with fruit, or you can even “frost” it with yogurt or whipped cream. Yum!

So do you know of any more great watermelon hacks! Which one of these watermelon ideas and recipes will you be trying? Tell me in the comments!

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