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Steps. To carve melon bowl, cut off top 1/4 of melon. Being careful not to cut through to melon, cut thin slice from bottom of melon so it will sit flat. Carve watermelon as shown in steps on right. Wrap melon bowl in plastic wrap to keep moist; refrigerate until ready to fill.
Remove from heat, and continue stirring until sugar has completely dissolved. Add lemon zest, and set aside to cool. To serve, place watermelon balls, cantaloupe, honeydew, oranges, pineapple, strawberries, and g.s, in a large mixing bowl. Pour syrup over, and toss thoroughly.
Since these are basic instructions, the number of servings will depend on the size of your fruit. It can serve a big crowd.
Make this colorful watermelon bowl the centerpiece of your summer tablescape.
I cut a watermelon into a basket shape, then fill it with melon balls to serve with a creamy dip. —Christine … Watermelon Basket Recipe photo by Taste of Home.