Edible Thanksgiving Centerpieces

The Kitchen hosts create beautiful and edible centerpieces to dress up your Thanksgiving table.

Appetizer Centerpiece Using a Cutting Board

What you'll need:

  • Decorative branches
  • Bowls of olives
  • Bowl of nuts
  • Wedges of cheese
  • Rosemary sprigs
  • Bay leaves
  • Cheese straws
  • Fig and prosciutto flowers
  • 2 baguette boards

How to: Arrange the decorative branches, olives, nuts, cheese wedges, rosemary sprigs, bay leaves, cheese straws and fig and prosciutto flowers on the baguette boards.

Fig and Prosciutto Flowers

What you'll need:

  • Figs
  • Prosciutto slices

How to:

  1. Quarter the figs without cutting through the bottom.
  2. Roll the slices of prosciutto into flower shapes.
  3. Place a prosciutto flower inside each fig.

Dessert Centerpiece Using a Cake Stand

What you'll need:

  • 2 cake stands (different sizes)
  • Large round plate
  • Red Layer: Pomegranate, red macarons, apples, dried cranberries, red or maroon chrysanthemums
  • Orange Layer: Orange shortbread cookies, orange petit fours, orange macarons, dried mangoes, dried apricots, clementines, orange chrysanthemums
  • Yellow Layer: Lemon shortbread cookies, yellow petit fours, lemon vase

How to:

  1. Stack the cake stands on top of each other on the plate.
  2. Add the red fruit, desserts and flowers to the bottom tier.
  3. Add the orange fruit, desserts and flowers to the middle tier.
  4. Add the yellow fruit and desserts to the top tier.
  5. Place the lemon vase on top.

Lemon Vase

What you'll need:

  • Lemon
  • Paring knife
  • Yellow chrysanthemums

How to:

  1. Hollow out the lemon with a paring knife.
  2. Place the yellow chrysanthemum bunch inside the lemon.

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