If you’re anything like us, you love to romanticize a sweet summer night. In our mind, the weather would be absolutely perfect, there would be the most outrageously beautiful sunset, we’d be surrounded by all our favorite people, and Summer Angel Food Cake would be on the dessert table. Such a dream! Well, good news. This cinema-like scenario can very easily come to life! At least, the sweet treat part is super easy to make a reality. This puffy, fluffy cake holds hints of juicy watermelon and citrusy lime juice for a super special summer surprise. It swims in a creamy, zesty sauce for a splash of sugary satisfaction. Yum! Summer Angel Food Cake takes the longings straight from your head to your dessert plate, so get ready for the most memorable summer ever!

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For the angel food cake:

  • 1 1/4 cups watermelon purée
  • 1 lime, zested and juiced
  • 1 box angel food cake mix

For the honey-lime yogurt sauce:

  • 1 cup plain Greek yogurt
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice
  • 1 teaspoon lime zest, plus more, to taste, for garnish
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Step 1 –Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.

Step 2 –In a mixing bowl, add the watermelon purée, the zest from 1 lime, the juice from 1 lime, and the cake mix and combine with an electric mixer on low speed.

Step 3 –Increase the mixing speed to high and mix until the batter is light and fluffy, about 1 minute.

Step 4 –Pour the batter into an ungreased fluted cake pan.

Step 5 –Bake the cake until the top is brown with dry cracks, about 35-45 minutes.

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Step 6 –Transfer from the oven and immediately invert the fluted cake pan onto a long-necked bottle or other item that will support the pan to prevent the cake from collapsing.

Step 7 –In a bowl, stir the Greek yogurt, the honey, the remaining lime juice, and the remaining 1 teaspoon lime zest.

Step 8 –Serve the cake with the honey-lime yogurt sauce and garnish the cake with the extra lime zest.