1. Pam

    I hope it tasted good, as it certainly did not look very appetizing! Just, no. I don’t know why quirky diets spend so much time trying to make food look like something that is not allowed? Veggie bacon? Ick. Just enjoy and embrace your food preferences or requirements, and quit trying to fake eating something that it’s not. Celebrate your food, don’t try to hide it. It’s there to enjoy. 🙂

  2. Tia

    @Pam: I never really thought of it as “faking what you can’t have” until people started saying it. I thought the point of it was to class up the “fruit tray with yogurt dip” concept. Do people really tout this as “substitute for cake”?

  3. Moose

    It says “Paleo” which is referring to a specific diet plan, so somewhere out there people on this diet are trying to pretend this is cake. It definitely seems like a classier take on a fruit tray from my perspective though ;D

  4. AA

    I wouldn’t recommend substituting store bought “whipped cream” unless a recipe specifically said it’s okay. That’s because store bought whipped topping is mostly chemicals and air. In fact, there are only a few things whipped topping actually works on, and you have to eat it almost immediately. I try to avoid it if at all possible. As a quick add-on to cake and ice cream at a birthday party it’s one thing, but I don’t find it useful for anything else.

  5. Annaaa

    LOL… Next time, if you use something like Cool Whip, make sure it’s thoroughly chilled. Also, I would pat the watermelon dry with some paper towels so the whipped cream sticks better. Better luck next time!

  6. Colleen

    I’m trying to figure out where Cool Whip came into this when the recipe calls for full fat coconut cream that has been separated and whipped. It also says to dry the watermelon before dipping the watermelon sections into the coconut cream. The fat in the coconut won’t break down when the watermelon starts to sweat because of the oil.

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