Tennessee Front Porch Watermelon Pie Recipe

This watermelon pie is a wonderful “Country Dessert” right after a meal like Chicken and Dumplin’s or Country Fried Steak… Heck… As far as I am concerned, I could eat this dessert after ANY meal! Honestly… It is a nice, fluffy sweet pie that really looks and tastes wonderful!

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How To Make Tennessee Front Porch Watermelon Pie

This watermelon pie is a refreshing dessert to serve in the hot summers.

Prep: 15 mins
Cook: 20 mins
Total: 35 mins


  • 1 ⅓ cup graham cracker crumbs
  • 1 cup sugar
  • stick butter , or margarine, melted
  • ¼ watermelon
  • 2 envelopes gelatin
  • tsp salt
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • 2 egg whites
  • 1 cup heavy cream, whipped


  1. Combine graham cracker crumbs, ⅓ cup of sugar, and butter.

  2. Press over bottom and sides of a 9-inch pie plate. Chill.
  3. Extract 2 ½ cups juice from watermelon by cutting watermelon into cubes and pressing through a strainer to remove seeds and membranes.

  4. Sprinkle gelatin over 1 cup watermelon juice in a medium saucepan.

  5. Place over low heat, stirring constantly, about 5 minutes or until gelatin dissolves.
  6. Remove from heat and stir in ⅓ cup sugar, salt, remaining watermelon juice, and lemon juice.

  7. Chill, stirring occasionally, until mixture mounds slightly when dropped from a spoon.
  8. Beat egg whites until stiff but not dry.
  9. Gradually add remaining sugar, beating until very stiff.
  10. Fold with cream into watermelon mixture and turn into shell.
  11. Chill several hours or until set.


  • Sugar: 37g
  • :
  • Calcium: 43mg
  • Calories: 379kcal
  • Carbohydrates: 47g
  • Cholesterol: 41mg
  • Fat: 20g
  • Fiber: 1g
  • Iron: 1mg
  • Potassium: 217mg
  • Protein: 5g
  • Saturated Fat: 9g
  • Sodium: 246mg
  • Vitamin A: 1574IU
  • Vitamin C: 12mg
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