Christmas tree centrepiece
- about 30 cocktail sticks or toothpicks and 1 kebab stick
- 1 apple
- 1 small cucumber
- 6 green kiwifruit
- 20 blueberries
- 20 strawberries
- 1 round slice of orange
- 10 fresh mint leaves
1 Slice top and bottom off apple and discard. Place apple on a small platter. Cut an end off cucumber and place cut end on apple. Secure it with a kebab stick.
2 Cut kiwifruit in squares. Place each square on a toothpick and attach to cucumber structure from the bottom up, largest pieces first. Use toothpicks to attach strawberries and blueberries to form a cone to make it look like a Christmas tree.
3 Cut a star out of the orange slice and attach it on top of the fruit tree. Scatter mint leaves on platter. Place at the centre of the table.
Nutrition Info (per serve)
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- Instead of blueberries, use blackberries or black grapes.
- A star cut out of a melon will work well, too.
A bowl of nuts in their shells (macadamias, almonds, walnuts) makes a great centrepiece, too — especially if you paint the shells green, red, white, silver and gold.
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