Banana Trees Fruit Plate

Our banana trees fruit plate is a surefire way to get your kids to eat and enjoy delicious fresh fruit!

The Backstory: Talk about fun at the table! This refreshing and healthy snack can be enjoyed by your children any time of the day.  Think about how much fun it would be for them when they came home from school and our silly (but good-for-them) banana trees fruit plate was waiting for them! It is also a time when you can sit down and chat about their day. Even if you are not at home, but working, they could find this snack in the refrigerator, and know that it was made with love. More of the Backstory after the recipe

Banana Trees Fruit Plate

Cute to look at and and refreshing to eat! Each piece of fruit brings its own flavor to the dish. Different fruits can be used to make the trees based on your child's preferences.
Course Desserts
Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 1 serving


  • 1 bananas, cut lengthwise and then cut into slices
  • 2 thin slices of oranges (unpeeled)
  • 8 slices of kiwi
  • 1 carrot slice (circles) for the sun or apricots if in season


  1. Take each long half of the banana and gently put on a plate. Separate them a little. Then carefully cut each long piece into slices. It should look like two tree trunks parallel to each other. Place 1/2 of the orange slice at the base of each banana.
  2. At the top of each bananas arrange 4 slices of kiwi to resemble branches and leaves. Place the carrot or apricot circle at the top of the plate to resemble the sun.
  3. Refrigerate till ready to serve.

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Myrna Turek

Myrna Turek

I'm a domestic goddess who got my 'PhD' in Home Ec in the early 1960s. I was married for 52 years and have six grandchildren. If it were up to me, everything would be fried. Including chocolate.
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