Fruit Salad & Meringue Waffle Cones

With our very hot summer, fruit platters are always a go-to food for celebrations and Christmas gatherings and I have just created a way to make eating fruit fun! It’s definitely fruit salad with a twist.

Perfect as a Christmas fruit salad idea or for any party or get together, check out these fruit salad and meringue waffle cones I put together for a family gathering and Elliott’s childcare Christmas party last weekend!

Mr. G is NOT a fruit eater, but he absolutely loved these. I think the meringue and the sweet waffle cone just takes it beyond your boring old fruit plate and the cone makes for a cup so there are no bowls or cups needed!

fruit salad meringue waffle cones

Fruit Salad Waffle Cones
 
Prep time
Total time
 
Author:
Serves: 12
Ingredients
  • 1 box of 12 waffle cones
  • Fruit of your choice - I used kiwi fruit, strawberries, rockmelon and blueberries. Opt for fruit that isn't overly watery otherwise it will make the cones soggy.
  • 1 x packet of small meringue nests
Instructions
  1. Chop up the fruit into small pieces and place in a bowl. The amount of fruit you cut up depends on the type of fruit you are using. You will get a good idea of what is enough.
  2. Crumble the meringue over the fruit, about 4 nests for 12 waffle cones depending on how sweet you want it to be.
  3. Mix the meringue through the fruit.
  4. Spoon the fruit & meringue into the cones
  5. Eat!
fruit salad waffle cones
festive fruit salad recipe
christmas fruit salad recipe idea
christmas fruit salad recipe

Eva Lewis (The Multitasking Woman)

Eva is the Editor and Owner of The Multitasking Woman - a lifestyle and parenting blog.She always has her fingers in many different pies but wouldn't have it any other way. Eva is a Mum to her 4-year-old son, 2 month old daughter, two chickens, one dog and a fish called Bob and a wife to Mr G. They all live happily in their little cottage on the outskirts of Brisbane.

Latest posts by Eva Lewis (The Multitasking Woman) (see all)

Comment with Facebook

comments

Follow:

5 Comments

  1. November 26, 2015 / 9:11 pm

    Perfect timing! I’ve already got the cones ready for my daughters birthday party on the weekend but didn’t think to include meringue – that takes them to a whole other level! Yum

  2. November 27, 2015 / 6:12 am

    This is genius! And no washing up… which is definitely a winner at any party! I can totally see these being gobbled up by adults and kids alike. Thanks for linking up with our Fabulous Foodie Fridays party! xx
    Lucy @ Bake Play Smile recently posted…Fabulous Foodie Fridays #79My Profile

    • November 30, 2015 / 4:06 pm

      Not overly quickly. When I made them it was one of the hottest days ever and they did pretty well, a little soft but didn’t have to eat them straight away. The waffle cones were pretty thick. I guess that’s why it’s best to try to use fruit that aren’t too watery.