How Do You Make A Fruit Carving Basket?
Making a basket out of a watermelon seems like a daunting task, but done correctly it can be a great centerpiece for any table. You can use the fruit basket to house watermelon balls or fruit salad. The watermelon fruit basket takes a little effort but it shows how much you care about the party that you are hosting. Here are a few steps to create your own fruit carving basket. Step 1 Cut the cantaloupe, strawberries and honeydew melon into bite size pieces. Slice the oranges and remove the stems from the cherries. Store in a plastic bag in the fridge until the party. Step 2 Cut the bottom of the watermelon off to make a flat surface for the bottom of the basket. Make sure it is only a small slice, and you do not cut into the fruit. Step 3 Mark the watermelon halfway horizontally, to represent the rim. Mark a 1.5 to 2 inch strip in the middle to denote the handle. You can either make the handle with two straight lines or add jagged edges if you have a pairing knife. Step 4 Cut the water