Fresh Fruit Platter

Author: Canadian Living

Sweets and treats abound at holiday parties, so fresh fruit is always welcome by guests who want to refresh their palates or are watching their waistlines. White Chocolate Cheesecake Dip makes the fruit even more enticing to those who aren't. Serve about 1 cup (250 mL) of cut fruit per person.

  • Portion size 10 servings
  • Credits : Canadian Living Magazine: December 2004


  • 1 golden pineapple
  • 1/2 cantaloupe seeded
  • 1/2 honeydew melons seeded
  • 3 kiwifruit
  • 1 cup blueberry
  • 1 cup raspberry
  • 1 tablespoon finely shredded mint
  • 1 tablespoon finely shredded scented geranium leaves


White Chocolate Cheesecake Dip

With sharp knife, cut pineapple lengthwise through leaves into quarters; cut away core. With knife, cut between pineapple flesh and peel to release fruit. Remove any eyes. While still on peel, cut fruit into bite-size pieces.

Peel cantaloupe; cut into 10 wedges. Cut each into bite-size pieces.

Peel honeydew melon; cut into 8 wedges. Cut each into bite-size pieces. Peel kiwifruit; cut each into 8 wedges.

Arrange pineapple on peel with leaves along edge of platter. Arrange cantaloupe, honeydew melon and kiwifruit attractively in piles around pineapple. Sprinkle blueberries over pineapple; sprinkle mint over honeydew melon. (Make-ahead: Cover and refrigerate for up to 24 hours.)

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Fresh Fruit Platter