Honeydew melons are members of the muskmelon family. They are the perfect fruit for this attractive party bowl because of their creamy yellow color and thin skin. Learn how to cut decorative flowers into the side of the honeydew and stain with food coloring for an elegant but easy edible party decoration or centerpiece. Simply follow these easy step-by-step instructions and fill with your favorite fruit salad or dip recipe.
You will need:
Ripe honeydew melon.
Large sharp knife.
Razor blade knife or craft knife (such as an Exacto® knife).
Melon-ball tool (optional).
Washable non-toxic children's marker (such as Crayola® brand) in a contrasting color.
White paper to draw flower (or other shape) for a template.
Small inexpensive art paintbrush or cotton swabs.
Small sharp paring knife.