Here's How to Make a Watermelon Baby Goat. Because Watermelon. Baby. Goat!!
We’re gaga for baby goats! You too? If baby goat videos always have you giggling, then grab a watermelon–this recipe is for you.


A medium to large sized seedless watermelon is turned into a baby goat with just a few simple cuts. To make this carved watermelon extra easy, we’ve created a tutorial video. Check it out.

As you can see from the video, the entire “baby goat” is made with a single, oval cut to the top of the watermelon. Here’s how to make this process simple:

  1. Turn watermelon on it’s side, allowing it to roll until it naturally stand still.
  2. With a sharp paring knife, score a large oval around the top of the melon.
  3. Using the Good Cook Watermelon Knife, carve the oval out of the melon. Gently pull to remove the piece.
  4. With the watermelon knife, cut melon into cubes. Scoop cubes from the melon with a large spoon. Transfer to a large bowl, set aside. If needed, pour any water from the bottom of the melon. 
  5. Now working with the oval piece, slice all but 1/4″ of pink fruit from the piece. 
  6. Cut the oval into the following shapes with a sharp paring knife, like the Good Cook 4″ Nonstick Paring Knife.


Here's How to Make a Watermelon Baby Goat. Because Watermelon. Baby. Goat!!

Use this diagram to guide your watermelon cuts.7

7. Slide the foot pieces beneath the melon to keep it stable. 

8. Assemble the baby goat, using wooden toothpicks to attach the head to the front of the melon. Attach the horns and nose to front of the head with toothpicks, as well.

9. Attach two blueberries for eyes with two toothpicks.

10. Fill the back of the baby goat with cubed watermelon. Serve and enjoy!

Make a Watermelon Baby Goat


Get Creative!

Enjoy this idea as we’ve made it. Or try it with one of these twists:

  • Add diced pineapple, cantaloupe or honeydew to the back of your baby goat.
  • Toss blueberries in with the watermelon to make use of all ingredients. 
  • Drizzle watermelon with honey and fresh mint for a delicious flavor twist.

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How to Make a Watermelon Baby Goat


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