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This is a fun, simple and fast project to do at home.
The plus sides:
-you get to play with food
-you eat healthy fruit
-it's super easy and fast to make
-you have a nice dish to present to any guests

The down side:
-you will probably need to go shopping for food (but who doesn't :P)

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Step 1: The things you'll need

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So here is the list of ingredients and "tools" you'll need to prepare your Pineapple Paradise!

The ingredients:
-as many pineapples as people eating ( the palm tree)
-some black grapes (the coconuts)
-a watermelon (to carve into whatever you like)
-any fruit you want to put in the fruit salad (apple, mango, apricot, banana,... you can think of what you like)
-powder cinamon
-vanilla sugar
-cookies or crackers (for the sand)
-any blue drink (for the sea)

The utensils:
-a big flat transparent or white dish
-sharp knives to cut and peal all the fruit
-a spoon
-a mortar and pestle or any replacement for that (to crush the cookies or crackers)
-transparent plastic film
-any inedible decorations you want

Step 2: Preparing the pineapple

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To prepare the pineapples cut in a circle about 2 inches above the base WITHOUT cutting the core of the fruit. If the pineapple does not stand strait cut a small portion at the bottom to have a flat base. Next, cut to remove the fruit from above the base, leaving only the core representing the trunk of the tree. Finally, empty the base of the fruit to leave a bowl like bottom in which will be placed the fruit salad.

Step 3: Making the fruit salad

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For this step simply prepare some fruit salad with any desired fruit. (you can use the leftover pineapple)
Peal the fruit and dice them to small pieces and put in a separate bowl. Add the cinnamon and vanilla sugar and mix all of the ingredients.

Step 4: Creating sand

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Using the a mortar and pestle or any replacement you have for them crush your cookies or crackers to fine crumbs to form your edible sand.
sunshiine3 years ago
Creative Instructable! Thanks for sharing.
cpacker13 years ago
Very eye-catching! Nice job.
Ambz (author)  cpacker13 years ago
Thank you very much!