Coconut-Watermelon Salad

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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 20 min
  • Prep: 10 min
  • Cook: 10 min
  • Yield: 6 servings
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1/3 cup sweetened coconut flakes

3 tablespoons sweetened condensed milk

2 tablespoons heavy cream

Juice of 1/2 lime

Kosher salt

5 cups chopped seedless watermelon

Pinch of ground cinnamon


  1. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F. Spread the coconut on a baking sheet and bake, stirring occasionally, until golden brown, 5 to 8 minutes. Transfer to a bowl and let cool.
  2. Combine the condensed milk, heavy cream, lime juice and a pinch of salt in a small bowl. Put the watermelon in a large bowl and drizzle with the condensed milk mixture. Sprinkle with the toasted coconut and the cinnamon.