Fun Pineapple Porcupine

Pineapple Porcupine

Ahhhhh, had a terrible mother moment and realised I’d forgotten to make a share plate for Joe to take to a social occasion and had literally 10 mins to rectify my “unmotherliness”.

Apologise for the quality of the photos as it was a mad dash from start to finish.

Here’s my fun food, share plate, a Pineapple Porcupine (and yes he was appreciated, devoured and finished!) phew, I am redeemed.

Healthy Party food Pineapple Porcupine


– Pineapple (I used fresh but tinned would work)

– Red Apple (or pear/melon/stone fruit)

– Plum (or just use more apple)


1. Chop the pineapple and start to build the body.

Pineapple Porcupine - 1 body (1 of 1)

2. Add more pineapple and form an oval-ish shape.

Pineapple Porcupine - 1 more body (1 of 1)

3. Pile on a second layer.

Pineapple Porcupine - 2 next layer (1 of 1)

4. Use cocktail sticks as the spines and for ease of eating.

Pineapple Porcupine - 4 skewers (1 of 1)

5. Cut the red apple to form the head and ears.

Pineapple Porcupine - 5 head & ears (1 of 1)

6. And use more for the feet.

Pineapple Porcupine - 6 feet (1 of 1)

7. Add pupils from dark plum.

Pineapple Porcupine - 7 eyes (1 of 1)

8. Then slice a circle of plum for the nose.

Pineapple Porcupine - Finished (1 of 1)

9. And he’s ready to serve.

Fun food art Pineapple Porcupine

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