If you are looking for a healthy festive snack to take to a party (think school, office, friends, or your own party) we have got you covered. Drumroll….. the Spectacular DIY Fruit Christmas Tree and Wreath.
They are the perfect centerpieces for any upcoming holiday party. All you need half an hour, a bunch of toothpicks and a good assortment of fruit.
A few of our Healthy Mummy mums share their SPECTACULAR Fruit Christmas Tree and Fruit Wreath creations below and details how you can make them too.
Samantha Roberts says “My daughters end of year class Christmas party is today, and we were asked to bring a snack, so I decided to make a healthy Christmas Tree!
It took around half an hour, and about 100 toothpicks!
The base of the “tree” is made from a pineapple and two pears”.
1 x pineapple
1 – 2 x pears
Fruit of your choice (mandarines, grapes, and blueberries, raspberries, watermelon, strawberries or kiwi fruit).
Kelly Woods made an alternative version of this fruit Christmas tree which is part fruit platter and part tree opting for a smaller central tree.
She says “My base was an apple which had been cored and then I put a carrot in the hole, stabbed it with toothpicks and voila!”
Mum Chloe Elizabeth says “I do trees every year for my daughters class parties. They are such a statement and I find the kids all pick off it instead of the lollies and chocolates. They also make great centrepieces for Xmas lunch!”.
Chloe has a slightly different method. She says, “First I place a wooden skewer down the middle of the cone to secure the watermelon star and then I start from the bottom by adding the fruit onto toothpicks”.
The result – a STUNNING centrepiece for any holiday party!
Mum Jessica opted for making a fruit wreath. It was a time consuming process but it sure looks festive and delicious.
She says, “I did the wreath last year. It took so much more fruit and time than I expected.”
To make this Jessica added the fruit with toothpicks to a foam wreath.
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