Jack-O-Lantern Orange Bowls Recipe

Most Halloween treats are not exactly healthy. I like to try new and different recipes that still fit the theme of the holiday but I can also feel good about giving to my family and friends. That’s why I created these adorable Jack-O-Lantern orange bowls. The process of making the bowl is similar to that of carving a real pumpkin, just on a miniature scale. You’ll probably want to stick with navel oranges, as their skins are thicker and will hold their shape better once the pulp has been removed.

Jack-O-Lantern Orange Bowls Recipe
Jack-O-Lantern Orange Bowls

I prefer to fill my Jack-O-Lantern bowls with berries – their small size is just right, and even though you have to cut the strawberries, they last well once cut. Small grapes are another great option. If you’re taking these to a party, avoid apples, pears, and other fruits that will oxidize quickly.

Jack-O-Lantern Orange Bowls Recipe
Jack-O-Lantern Orange Bowls

For an added touch, hang on to your strawberry caps to decorate the “lid” of the orange. You could even pick up green plastic toothpicks to hold the stem onto the orange if you wanted to put the lids on the oranges for your party platter.

These orange bowls have it all – they are festive, fun, and delicious!

Jack-O-Lantern Orange Bowls Recipe
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Jack-O-Lantern Orange Bowls Recipe

For this recipe, you will need: 

Ingredients

  • 4 Medium Oranges
  • 1 1/2 cup Mixed Fruits of your choice (I find berries are ideal)

The directions are so easy:

Directions

1. Slice off the tops of the oranges.

Jack-O-Lantern Orange Bowls Recipe

2. Using a spoon, scoop out the pulp of the oranges.

Jack-O-Lantern Orange Bowls Recipe

3. Cut out faces as desired on each orange to resemble a Jack-O-Lantern.

Jack-O-Lantern Orange Bowls Recipe

4. Fill each orange with mixed fruits and serve.

Jack-O-Lantern Orange Bowls Recipe

I hope you enjoyed my Jack-O-Lantern Orange Bowls recipe as much as my family and I did. If you make it, make sure to share with us on Facebook or Twitter! Also, check out all of our other Recipes.

JACK-O-LANTERN ORANGE BOWLS RECIPE
Prep Time
30 mins
 
Course: Breakfast, Dessert, Snack
Cuisine: American, Canadian
Keyword: fruits, halloween, orange
Ingredients
  • 4 Medium Oranges
  • 1 1/2 cup Mixed Fruits of your choice I find berries are ideal
Instructions
  1. Slice off the tops of the oranges.
  2. Using a spoon, scoop out the pulp of the oranges.
  3. Cut out faces as desired on each orange to resemble a Jack-O-Lantern.
  4. Fill each orange with mixed fruits and serve.

Lynehttps://ottawamommyclub.ca/
Lyne is a Certified Infant Massage Instructor (CIMI), Certified Professional Wedding Consultant, and an Event Planner. It has always been her dream to create a website dedicated just for Moms since her children were young. Thus, after 10 years, she finally accomplished it, and the Ottawa Mommy Club was born in May 2011. She loves all things Disney and is an avid chocoholic. She was also the Queen B of the BConnected Conference, Canada's Digital Influencer and social media Conference in Ottawa and Toronto.She coordinated the Annual Infant Information Day/Early Years Expo for the City of Ottawa for 8 years. She was also the co-chair of the Navan for Kraft Hockeyville 2009-2011 committee that organized five community events within 6 months, and helped Navan reach the top 10 finalists in Canada. In April 2011, she received the City of Ottawa Mayor's City Builder Award.

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  1. these are so clever! what a fabulous idea. I know my daughter would totally love these and have so much fun helping me put them together. such a great healthy way to prepare for Halloween

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