Fruity Turtle Cake!
Who needs refined sugar, when you can re-create something amazing from natural fruit sugars?! Ingredients involved are listed below!
Peeled and thinly sliced kiwis (as many as it takes to cover shell)
Bananas, thinly sliced lengthwise
Coconut flesh (1/2 cup)
Coconut water (1/4 cup)
Dates, pitted (1/2 cup)
1. Put coconut flesh, coconut water, and dates into a blender, and blend on high until you get an “icing” like consistency. (Not too liquidy. If it is too thin, add more dates.)
2. Start with layered bananas on the bottom, followed by some coconut date “icing”, followed by thinly sliced kiwi rounds, and then some more “icing”, and then more banana slices. Continue this pattern, moving slowly into the center, until you get a 1/2 circle shape on your plate.
3. Next, layer the 1/2 circle with thinly sliced kiwi rounds to make the green color of the turtle shell.
4. Make the head, feet, and tail, simply by carving out individual kiwis to get the shapes as pictured in the picture below.
*Excellent for kids’ birthday parties!*