Is there anything more beautiful than a colorful fruit platter? This one is especially sassy since it has a mini carved watermelon on the side. How cute is that?
I love my handy dandy melon carver. This little tool has helped me get through lots of weddings, showers, and bridal teas in style.
To begin, carve a mini watermelon and scoop the pulp out of the middle on both sides. If you have a melon carver, it’s as simple as using a knife. You just cut the melon with the carver instead, and insert it in a circular pattern until you meet on the other side. It’s a snap!
Now, you have the base to display the rest of the fruit. Arrange both halves of the watermelon on the side of a large platter. You can use any shape of platter, but round works really well. Tuck a few strawberries or grape clusters under the watermelon halves to prop them up.
Next, comes the fun part! Start by stuffing the holes in the watermelon with grapes. Let them cascade down the sides. Add strawberries and other fruit in sections until you come together in the middle. Click on the pics to get a closer look.
There’s really no right or wrong way to do it, so let your creative juices flow! The fruit is beautiful no matter how it’s arranged, so be prepared for your guests to be amazed by your awesome creation.Print
Guests will be amazed by this stunning fruit platter that starts with a mini carved watermelon.
- 1 mini watermelon, use melon carver and remove pulp from middle
- 16 oz. blueberries
- 16 oz. blackberries
- 16 oz. raspberries
- 16 oz. strawberries
- 16 oz. pineapple (optional)
- 1 large bunch red seedless grapes
- 1 large bunch green seedless grapes
- Place both halves of carved mini watermelon on round platter towards the edge.
- Tuck a few strawberries and grape clusters under watermelon to prop it up.
- Begin stuffing grapes in holes of carved watermelon, allowing them to cascade to the platter.
- Arrange other fruit as you wish, finishing in the middle.
- Category: Desserts, Appetizers
Keywords: fruit platter, dessert, fresh fruit, appetizers