PEMBROKE PARK, Fla. – It could be the most Florida way to celebrate Halloween: Pineapple Pumpkins.
People have been sharing photos of the spooky, spiky decorations on social media.
The trendy decor is catching the eye of Floridians everywhere, as pineapples are a popular fruit tied to sunshine and relaxation.
This family-fun project is perfect to get into the Halloween spirit, in a unique way.
Make your own South Florida-style Pineapple-o'-lantern
CARVE A PINEAPPLE-O'-LANTERN - Make it a South Florida-style Halloween 🎃 by carving your very own Pineapple-o'-lantern! 🍍Here's how. http://bit.ly/2OdWxiqPosted by WPLG Local 10 on Wednesday, October 17, 2018
Tutorials on YouTube show how one would go about making the sweet Jack-O-Lantern.
Word on the street is that it's hard to do, and the pineapple version won't last as long as a pumpkin.
But on the bright side, you have some cut up pineapple as a treat while you're carving!
Martha Stewart offers these tips for Pineapple carving:
- Pineapple corer
- LED tea lights
- Optional for Batty Pineapple: black cardstock paper, bamboo skewers, tape, scissors
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