Baby in a bassinet fruit center piece



Made this for my friends daughters Baby shower everyone loved it and it was lots of fun to make!! I had a feeling it was so cute no one would want to eat it so I put two bowls of fruit on the side of it for everyone to enjoy and everyone commented how cute it was and they could not eat it!! lol So the extra fruit on the side came in handy :)

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2 cantelopes one for babys face
green grapes
red grapes
honeydew melon
pacifer for baby
orange slices for wheels
tray or i used heavy card board covered in tin foil to put watermelon on
bowl for extra fruit because watermelon bassinet is so cute no one wants to eat it!

How to Make Baby in a bassinet fruit center piece


  • 1Cut watermelon into shape of bassinet by using sharp straight edge knife and pencil to draw straight lines. Clean all watermelon out leaving a little pink on sides..Use cut up watermelon with your other fruit to fill..
  • 2Peel cantaloupe and shape into face use second cantaloupe and a melon baller to shape a nose and two ears attach with toothpicks...Pick two blueberry's for eyes attach the same way. Cut hole for pacifier insert and there ya have it a baby's face..Put inside watermelon.
  • 3Peel and clean rest of fruit.. Mix up in large bowl add to watermelon bassinet put fruit in as you were covering a baby making a blanket.
  • 4Take 4 large oranges slice and four red grapes attach to side of watermelon for wheels.
  • 5Put extra fruit in side bowl for everyone to enjoy! Because no one will want to eat the center piece! :)

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Course/Dish: Other Desserts
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Healthy