Pineapple Jack-o'-Lantern

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We were looking for something different to try for Halloween when I saw a picture online of a pineapple jack-o-lantern and thought it would be a fun project to try. Unlike raw pumpkin, we love pineapple; so the core will quickly be eaten in no time.
Video of the corer in action
* Pineapple Corer: This was our first time using one of these and I think it worked great. There are a variety of models out there - this one cost about $6 from Amazon.
* X-Acto knife: For the carving, you should use an x-acto knife or other sharp utensil to cut your pineapple.
I enlisted my daughter to cut the jack-o-lantern faces. Use the best side for the face.
This was a very easy project and I think they turned out pretty nice. Happy Halloween, Island style!

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  • Bridget Bridget on Oct 26, 2017
    Hello! I work for a Beach lifestyle company called Beachmate running their social media account. I post an instagram photo every year of a pineapple jack-o-lantern. Would you mind if we posted the link to your tutorial in our Instagram post?


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  • Mark Mark on Oct 19, 2016
    Yes, the inner core was cut out with a knife so the bottom was flat. You could also run the corer all the way through (small hole in the bottom). Yes, I recommend doing these on the day of the event to prevent rotting.

  • Lisa House Lisa House on Nov 01, 2016