Fruit Christmas Tree

Making Christmas Tree

Making a Fruit Christmas Tree

Total Time: 30 minutes

INGREDIENTS

  • 1 apple
  • 1 carrot
  • Toothpicks
  • 1-2 kiwi fruits
  • ½ rockmelon
  • 1 punnet strawberries
  • 1 slice pineapple
  • 30-40 grapes (mix of red and green)
  • Fresh red currants
  • Mint leaves

PREPARATION

  1. See images for preparation method – slice bottom of apple off to make a flat surface. Cut whole out of the other end, big enough to fit the carrot in. Place apple and carrot ‘stand’ on plate.
  2. Stick toothpicks in carrot and apple, as shown.
  3. Slice rockmelon and pineapple (removing the skin), and cut into star shapes using a small cookie cutter (you can use any festive shapes); slice kiwi fruit; and trim tops off strawberries.
  4. Slide fruit onto toothpicks in any order, as shown.
  5. Cover base with mint leaves.
  6. This fruit Christmas tree makes for a spectacularly delicious centerpiece at any Christmas gathering.

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