1 cup Cherries
1 cup Raspberries
1 cup Canteloupe (~1/3 of a whole)
2 cups Pineapple (~1/2 of a whole)
2 cups Green Grapes
1 cup Blackberries
1 cup Blueberries
2 cups Red Grapes
1 cup Fruit Dip optional
Prepare the fruit dip of your choice (if using)
Prepare the fruit
Wash and dry the raspberries, cherries, grapes, blueberries, and blackberries.
Peel the clementines.
Remove the stems from the cherries, red grapes, and green grapes.
Cut the fruit
Cut the cantaloup and pineapple into pieces that are no larger than a clementine.
Arrange the diced cantaloup on a plate with a paper towel, so that the paper towel can absorb excess juice, for about 30 minutes.
Arrange the diced pineapple on a plate with a paper towel, so that the paper towel can absorb excess juice, for about 30 minutes.
Arrange the fruit
Mix the raspberries and cherries in a small bowl. Set aside.
Mix the cantaloupe and clementines in a small bow. Set aside.
Mix the blackberries and blueberries in a small bowl. Set aside.
Determine where to place your fruit, based on the size and shape of your serving tray.
Position the fruit dip in the upper left section of the tray, if using a rectangular tray. Or position the fruit dip in the center of the tray, if using a round tray.
Add the red fruit to the tray. Followed by orange, yellow, green, blue, and purple.