Easy Fruit Carving Ideas for Beginners

By / August 7, 2015 / Sweet Recipes

All fruits are definitely very beautiful in their own way, but when they are carved, or arranged in different ways, they just look amazing. Therefore, this is an amazing idea for a wedding, an event, or just a party. In case you are a beginner, then you should start with some simple things, in order to gain some experience. Here is 2 easy fruit carving ideas for beginners.

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Make a rose from an apple

Here is how you can easily make a rose from an apple. Keep in mind to use only firm apples, in order to obtain the desired result. Start by cutting the apple on quarters, and then take the core away. Once you have done this, you must cut thin slices. They must have about 2 mm thickness. Put all the slices into some water mixed with lemon juice, and leave them for about half an hour. Cook them in the syrup formed by the water and sugar. After all these procedures, you can start to twist up a rose. The rest of the slices need to be twisted successively one after another. You need to fasten your rose at the bottom, by using a toothpick. All in all, this is not a complicated procedure, and as long as you are a patient person, you will definitely obtain the desired result.

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Create a shark from a watermelon

In order to make sure you will obtain an amazing result, you need to have a very sharp knife. You can use a knife sharpener in order to sharpen it very well. By doing so, the entire carving process will certainly be an easy one. First of all, the watermelon needs to be washed and dried very well. Then, you must start by cutting off the bottom of the watermelon, at a slight angle, so that your shark leans a bit forward. After doing so, you need to draw and cut off the mouth. In order to remove all the flesh inside, you need to use a spoon. Don’t forget to keep two inches of flesh in the bottom. Once you have done this, it is now time to cut a line from the edge of the mouth hole. The line must be about half an inch. Carve off the green rind around the edge of the mouth to the line you have just cut. Yout shark must definitely have a nice set of teeth, and you can easily create them by using the paring knife. Eyes must also be created, and for that, you will need to carve out two holes, about ΒΌ-inch deep, each. Place a blueberry inside. At the end of the whole process, you must fill the mouth of your shark with chunks of watermelon, for a better effect. These two easy fruit carving ideas for beginners will certainly not be very difficult to put into practice, and most of all, they will be in the spotlight at any party.

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