David Burtka's I Love Fruit Plate

Use a heart-shaped cookie cutter to transform red fruits into a festive fruit platter for Valentine's Day.
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I Love Fruit Plate

Recipe by David Burtka

Start to Finish: 20 minutes

Servings: 4


  • 8 extra-large strawberries, hulled and halved lengthwise
  • 2 large unpeeled dragon fruits, cut into 1/2-inch-thick slices
  • 1/2 large watermelon or 1 mini watermelon, cut into 3/4-inch-thick slices


Using a 1 1/2-inch heart-shaped cookie cutter, cut out the strawberries. Using a medium-size heart cutter, cut out the dragon fruit. Using a large heart cutter, cut out the watermelon. Arrange the watermelon on a platter. Top with the dragon fruit and strawberries.

Tip: Freeze any leftover fruit scraps and add them to smoothies.