How to Make Penguins Out of Food

This article shows how to make delicious penguins out of pitted black olives, cream cheese and carrot. These penguin shaped garnishes have readily available ingredients and are easy to make. Eat them as a snack, garnish a party dish with them or serve them as a treat to anyone you are catering for. Whatever you do with them, they are delicious, amusing and simple! Get started at step number one below.

Ingredients

  • A full-size carrot
  • Medium sized pitted black olives, one standard container
  • Extra large black olives, one standard container
  • Cream cheese, not light or whipped, but regular so that the penguins don't fall apart.

Steps

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    Peel the carrot with a vegetable peeler or a suitable knife.
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    Top and tail the carrot. Cut the carrot into rounds, make "Carrot Pennies" A.K.A. circular carrot pieces.
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    Using a parking knife cut a V shape into one of the carrot slices. Only cut a small 'V', this will be your penguin's beak. The remainder of the slice will be the feet.
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    Cut a slit into the side of one of the extra large olives with a knife.
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    Put the cream cheese into the baggy.
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    Close up the bag and work the cream cheese into a corner of the bag.
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    Cut a small hole in the corner of the bag. Pick your olive back up. Squeeze the cream cheese into his "Chest Cavity" and fill it up.
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    Take one of the small olives and pick up that carrot slice shaped like a V.
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    Stick a toothpicks through the head, and following through to the body.
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    Take that "Carrot Penny" and stick it through the very bottom of the toothpick, so it will be the feet.
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    Finished.

Things You'll Need

  • Cutting Board
  • Knife
  • Plastic Bag/Baggy
  • Toothpicks

Article Info

Categories: Food Crafts