Strawberry Fruit Cups

Strawberry Fruit Cups ~ Fruit filled strawberry cups for your Labor Day picnic or BBQ.

Strawberry Fruit Cups

Strawberry Fruit Cups

I know seriously, what is with me and fruit? Matt keeps saying it all looks nice, but doesn’t it all taste the same?

Hmmm . . . I say pretty food makes everything better? Although I don’t know if this is so much pretty, as it is fun and unique. Since my friends got such a kick out of them, I thought I would share these fun little Strawberry Fruit Cups.

Besides,  I have this thing about saving fruit salad from the depths of a boring glass bowl. Why? I’m not really sure other than, like Cole, my 3-year-old son, we love to play with food, especially fruit.  

No recipe, just a few notes:

  • Use the largest strawberries you can find.
  • Your filling, your preference. My fruit cups have chopped cherries, nectarines and a very interesting (and very good) fruit hybrid called a Mango Nectarine.  
  • Hull your strawberries, then use a grapefruit knife and carve a hole in the center, then fill it with your preferred fruit.
  • Cut the bottoms flat to stand your Strawberry Fruit Cups upright.
  • A few other fun fruit presentation ideas you may like, include my Fruit Pops and Fruit Salad Ice Cream Cone.

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  1. Avatar for Naomi Robinson says

    These look gorgeous! Great idea to make fruit look so tasty! Mango nectarine fruit sounds yummy, I will have to try that out. :)

  2. Avatar for Naomi Robinson says

    I can’t figure out of they’re really giant strawberries or if they’re filled with teeny tiny pieces of fruit. Or both? Either way, they’re really quite lovely!

    • Avatar for Naomi Robinson

      Naomi replied: — August 27th, 2010 @ 5:58 pm

      Hi Michelle,

      They are normal to large size strawberries with diced fruit. Carve a hole in the middle and you have lots of room for filling.


  3. Avatar for Naomi Robinson says

    I hadn’t thought to stuff my strawberries with other fruit but it works. I using go for boring but oh so yummy mascarpone cheese or ricotta.

  4. Avatar for Naomi RobinsonTheo says

    the strawberry is not a cup right?
    it is the fruit right?
    is there any strawberry in that size?