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How to Buy Edible Fruit Bouquets?

Whether the edible fruit arrangement is for a birthday present, congratulatory gift, or a special occasion, there are four steps follow for the edible fruit bouquet.

Does the recipient eat fruit? Is the recipient on a diet? Does the recipient prefer fresh or dried fruit? For those, who prefer a McDonald’s dinner over a bowl of fruit, for obvious reasons the fruit bouquet is not a realistic birthday idea for everyone.

If the recipient is on a diet, fruit bouquets make for the well-appointed gift idea. However, many contend that the Edible Arrangements ® fruit bouquet is more diet conducive than Harry and David’s selections. (Since, certain gift baskets include cookies, candy and other sweet,

For the pear lover, Harry and David’s organic Riviera Pears are succulent and precious gift ideas.

Next, set a budget. Edible Arrangements and Harry and David feature gifts starting from $20 to 200.

For edible fruit baskets from Edible Arrangements, remember that the recipient should be able to consume the bouquet within 48-hours to enjoy its freshness. In cases where the recipient can share the bouquet or it is used as a centerpiece for a celebration, larger arrangements are acceptable.

For the individual. who enjoys dried fruit and nuts, along with other sweets and snacking victuals, Harry and David offers more choices, which accommodate these eating preferences.

There is a distinct disparity between Edible Arrangement orders and Harry and David orders. For instance, many Edible Arrangement fruit bouquets can be ordered, prepared and delivered on the same day. To save and eliminate any shipping costs, order the fruit bouquet from a local franchise and schedule a pick up time.

On the other hand and with Harry and David — to assure for adequate time, place any edible fruit orders to  seven-days prior to special occasion.

9-Steps to Make Edible Fruit Arrangements

For those, who want an easy recipe to make edible fruit arrangements, start with an apple as the main ingredient and use the following preparation recommendations:

Objects Needed to Make Edible Fruit ArrangementsHow to make edible fruit arrangements







Make Edible Fruit Arrangements Easy with this recipe preparation


  • Mug
  • Knife
  • Skewers
  • Aluminum foil
  • Cookie Cutter

How to Make Edible Fruit Arrangements

  • Head of iceberg lettuce
  • 2-3 Apples (depending on size of fruit bouquet)
  • Lemon juice

9- Steps to Making Edible Fruit Arrangements

  1. To make edible fruit arrangements for a small bouquet, select two to three firm apples.
  2. Ball up a piece of foil into golf-sized ball. Keep the foil loose enough to stick the skewers in the foil.
  3. Place the ball into the mug.
  4. Next, take two to three of iceberg lettuce and lay over the foil.
  5. Using a green apple, cut the apple into five to six slices, approximately one-third inches.
  6.  To prevent oxidation or the apples from turning brown, dip each wedge in lemon juice.
  7.  Affix each spear into the mug.
  8.  Then, taking a metal cookie cutter, fashion the slices into the mold featured by the cookie cutter. (Stars, circles and flowers are ideal to make edible fruit arrangements).
  9.  Next, spear each apple slice onto the skewer, until the edible fruit arrangement is complete. 

The aforementioned process works on other fruit bouquets, too. To make edible fruit arrangements using other fruit. Be sure to select fruit that is not too ripe or marred with brown spots.

For example the following list of fruit can be used to make edible fruit arrangements, too:

  • Grapes
  • Strawberries
  • Kiwi
  • Cantaloupe
  • Honeydew melon
  • Mango
  • Pineapples
  • Oranges

Important note: Bananas and papaya are not conducive to make edible arrangements.