Fun Melon Windmill

Melon Windmill

I was cutting some melon and suddenly the shape “spoke” to me.

A lovely, fun food windmill emerged remarkably easily from the melons …..

Healthy snacks windmill

Recipe

– Watermelon (or other larger fruit)

– Canteloupe/Rockmelon (or Honeydew/pear)

– Kiwi – or other green fruit

– Plum (or dark fruit)

– Blueberry (plum/raisin)

– Orange

– I used desiccated coconut for the clouds

Method

1. I cut a mill shape from the watermelon.

Melon Windmill - 1 Mill (1 of 1)

2. Then used a blueberry as the pivot that the blades emanate from.

Melon Windmill - 2 blueberry (1 of 1)

3. I used a dark plum for detail, starting with a strip across the top part of the mill.

Melon Windmill - 3 detail (1 of 1)

4. Then I cut the blades from a rockmelon (cantaloupe).

Melon Windmill - 4 blades (1 of 1)

5. Before adding some detail to the blades and attaching them to the blueberry pivot by some strips too.

Melon Windmill - 5 blade detail (1 of 1)

6. Again using plum I cut a door and window.

Melon Windmill - 6 window & door (1 of 1)

7. Then added some kiwi grass.

Melon Windmill - 7 grass (1 of 1)

8. And of course a lovely, shiny, orange sun.

Melon Windmill - 8 sun (1 of 1)

9. Finished with some coconut clouds.

Healthy party food windmill

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