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Japanese Apple Rabbits
These rabbit-shaped apples are called usagi ringo and are often put in kids' bento boxes as a decorative dessert. Here is how to make apple rabbits. Use a sharp knife but be careful when handling it.Continue to 2 of 7 below.
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Cut the Apple Into Wedges
Cut each apple into 6 or 8 wedges.Continue to 3 of 7 below.
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Core the Apple
Cut the core out of each apple wedge.Continue to 4 of 7 below.
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Score the Apple Skin
Carefully score the apple skin with a knife in an inverted V shape.Continue to 5 of 7 below.
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Insert the Knife Under the Apple Skin
Insert the knife under the apple skin and carefully move the blade to a little over the edge of the inverted V shape.Continue to 6 of 7 below.
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Remove the Triangle of Apple Skin
Remove the triangle section of apple skin. Soak apple rabbits in salt water for a few minutes to prevent them from browning.Continue to 7 of 7 below.
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Apple Rabbits Are Perfect for Dessert
Serve apple rabbits for dessert or pack them in bento lunch boxes.