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We Love Fresh Fruit Cakes!

We Love Fresh Fruit Cakes!

Who said fruit had to be boring!

This week “we love” cakes made from stacking fruit. A great activity to get the kids involved in and a lovely healthy alternative to sweets and cakes (although as you will know we do love them too!)

Here are our Top 3 Fresh Fruit Cakes with some MC twists to make them taste and look awesome!

#1 Melon Cake

You will need:

At least 3 different types of Melon

Some soft fruit, cream or yogurt to decorate

A small plate or saucer to use as a template

A sharp knife

A ruler

Method:

Use your ruler to cut each melon into approx 1 cm round slices

Take your small plate or saucer to cut out equal size discs

Remove any seeds

Stack your melons in alternative layers

Fill the middle gaps (where any seeds were) with cream/yogurt

Decorate the top of your melon cake with the soft fruit, cream and/or think yogurt

TOP TIP: Buy spray cream so you can make pretty designs on top of your Fresh Fruit Cake. 

#2 Apple and Cinnamon Cake

You will need:

At least 3 colours of  apple

Some cream or yogurt

Cinnamon

Brown sugar (granulated adds a nice crunch)

An apple corer

A sharp knife

A ruler

Method:

Use your apple corer to remove the cores from each apple

Use your ruler to cut each apple into approx 1 cm round slices, leave the skin on.

Mix some cinnamon and brown sugar into your cream/yog to taste

Stack your apple slices in alternative layers with the cinnamon cream in-between

Decorate the top with cream, a sprinkle of cinnamon and some brown sugar

#3 Perfect Pear Cake

You will need:

Some soft pears

Some cream or yogurt

Brown sugar (granulated adds a nice crunch)

granola

honey

A sharp knife

A ruler

Method:

Use your ruler to cut each pear into approx 1 cm round slices

Mix some granola and a small amount of brown sugar into your yog to taste

Stack your pear slices in alternative layers with the granola yogurt in-between

Drizzle the top with honey and serve.

blog by Chloe x

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