How to Make a Fruit Skewers at Home
Are you looking for a fun way for children eat fruit? Fruit skewers are a great way of introducing all kinds of fruit into a child's diet, as well that of the fussiest of adults! Also, it is a simple recipe with which you can surprise your guests. With this in mind, this OneHowTo article explains how to make a fruit skewers at home.
First, it is important to note that the fruit skewers can be prepared with fruit that you enjoy the most. Also, try to take advantage of in-season fruit, as they will have a more intense flavor. With this in mind, it might be useful for you to know which fruits to eat according to the season.
In our case, we'll begin by peeling kiwis and peaches, using a sharp knife. Next, cut fruit into not-too-fine slices to prevent them from falling apart when you slide them onto skewers, and place on a plate.
Moreover, wash strawberries under the tap and remove the corolla, i.e. the leaves and the green part of these fruits. Then, cut them in half or, if they are very large strawberries, into several smaller pieces.
The next step is to peel the pineapple, cut into slices and then cut into smaller pieces. Each slice should be cut into eight or ten pieces.
Ow it's time to place the fruit on the skewer, alternating one with the other. Other fruit that can be used for this dessert are:
Try to mix and match the colors, using different color schemes. Make all the fruits used are de-pitted as some fruits' seeds can be pretty hard to chew on.
Finally, if you want to add a sweet and indulgent touch, we recommend melting chocolate and making a chocolate fondue. All that's left to do is to dip your fruit skewers into the chocolate, choosing from either milk or dark. You can also pour it on top of the skewer if you prefer.
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- When it comes to pineapple, fresh is always better. However, if all you have at hand is the tinned variety, this will also work.