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Monday, July 6, 2009

Aloha! (or Happy Birthday Kelsie:)

Just special for our daughter Kelsie's all grown up and #18 birthday . . .

We will be making a brief stop on the tropical island of Hawaii today. Kelsie LOVES pineapple and she is sure to love this wonderful refreshing birthday treat.

I don't know what they are called . . . WAIT . . . Let's make up some exotic tropically delicious name . . .

How about . . . Pineapple Volcanos? . . . hmmmm . . . . Hawaiian Hula Heaven? . . . I'm open to suggestion!



Begin by cutting a whole fresh pineapple in half, cutting off the green top but leaving the shell intact on both sides so you can hollow it out for a bowl.

Use a pineapple corer or a sharp knife to go cut the meat and core out of the center of the pineapple bowl. Add the fresh pineapple to a bowl in which you will be mixing in other fruit later.


Add 3 to 4 of your other favorite fresh or frozen fruits. Today, I used frozen peaches from the orchard last fall, and frozen raspberries from the garden also. Throw in a handful of sweet strawberries halved and some blueberries for a little festive JULY holiday color - and VOILA!


Spoon a little fruit into the bottom of the pineapple bowl, top with two scoops of your favorite flavor of sherbet. Pile more fruit on top of the sherbet, add a straw.


Pour Fresca over the top of the whole creation - and yum! It looks delicious and is ready to eat!

Pretty healthy treat also - loaded with Vitamin C, visions of warm beaches and summer sun!


(I think she likes it!)






13 comments:

Carolyn said...

My daughter saw your delicious photo and said, "I want that for my 18th birthday!"

She's 11. I'll have to bookmark this for later...much later :)

CompleteLee Blogger said...

Wow! That looks completely delicious and totally creative! Yum!

Victoria said...

Kristin, I love that! Yum. Getting ready to do this big wedding reception on Friday... yikes! I will be seeing a lot of fruit!

Mrs. Mordecai said...

Wow, that looks amazing! I could do with one of those right now. :)

Jackie said...

Two things I just cannot even beleive.

1- This looks delicious!

2- 18! WOW! Please tell that sweet girl happy birthday for me!

Joy For Your Journey said...

Oh, I am so hungry right now!! How yummy that looks!

shopannies said...

that sounds so delicious and refreshing would love to fix it or better yet have someone fix me one on a hot day

Ann Mitchell said...

YUUUUMMMMYY!

Bobbi Jo said...

Happy Birthday Kelsie!1 What a great age. Hope you had a great one.
Those look so yummy! Thank you for sharing. Hugs, Bobbi Jo

Kate said...

Sounds real yummy. Happy Birthday. They grow up so fast.

tammy said...

Those look so yummy!! I love fresh pineapple. Gonna have to try those.

Kevin Beckstrom said...

Not at all related to your post, but when we cleaned out our garage the other day, I found something that I didn't even remember that I had: check it out!

Jackie at 3littleones said...

those are awesome!!! I have carved out a watermelon for fruit salad before, but never though of pineapples!!! Thanks for the great idea!

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