How To Make Dried Pineapple Flowers

Look at these little flowers, so sunny and pretty! Turns out they are made out of dried fresh pineapple, which sounds so much more appealing than food dye Yellow No. 5, doesn't it? Read on to find out how they were made.

We discovered this Hummingbird Cake with the decorative pineapple flowers at blog Axis of Ævil. She explains that the pineapple flowers were discovered via Martha Stewart, and that even though they are time-consuming, they are quite easy.

Basically, you dry out fresh pineapple slices in the oven. When they are very dry, you can cut the slices into flower shapes.

• Get the recipe here: Hummingbird cake and dried pineapple flowers

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(Image: Axis of Ævil)