Thursday, 19 April 2012

Watermelon Cupcakes & Fruity!!!!

Ingredients:  (Serves 8)

  • 8 pieces cupcake liners
  • 8 pieces cupcake shaped pieces of seedless watermelon
  • 2 cups pineapple cream cheese frosting
  • 1 piece sprinkles for garnish 

Place the liners in an 8-cup cupcake tin. Cut 3-inch thick slices of seedless watermelon. Cut round cupcake sized pieces from the slices. Put a watermelon ‘cupcake' in each liner. Place a dollop of frosting on each cupcake. Decorate as desired with sprinkles. 

Fruit Kebabs with a Raspberry Dip
Fruit Kebabs
Dip fresh seasonal fruit into this sweet and creamy dip! Everyone loves these juicy bites! 

To make the dip:
  • 1 ¼ cups organic raspberries
  • 1 8-ounce package cream cheese, room temperature
  • 1 7-ounce jar of marshmallow crème 
  • 1 cup vanilla yogurt
  • Fruit of your choice (bananas, papaya, pineapple, strawberries, kiwi, blackberries, oranges, cantaloupe, watermelon, grapes, honeydew) 
Place the raspberries, cream cheese, marshmallow crème and yogurt in a food processor.
Pulse until thoroughly combined and pureed. Transfer to a bowl.

To make the fruit kebabs:
  • Cut the fruit into 1 ½-inch chunks. Alternate fruit on skewers. Arrange the fruit on a platter with the fruit dip in the center. 
  • The skewers (except for banana) can be made ahead. For a garnish, use fresh mint or toasted coconut.