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Apple Candle Holder

MAKE AN APPLE CANDLE HOLDER

This table centerpiece is short lived —but pretty while it lasts.

Materials:

Large apples (that will stand straight on the table)
Candles
Waxed paper
Potato peeler
Lemon juice

Method:

1. Using an apple corer, make a hole about halfway through the middle of an apple. Make the hole as straight as possible and remove the core piece.

2. Insert a candle into the hole. It should fit tightly; if the hole is too large, wrap waxed paper around the candle’s end.

3. Older kids can decorate the apples by carefully carving designs in the skins with the tip of a potato peeler (to prevent the designs from turning brown, rub them with lemon juice).

4. Arrange the candleholders in a circle on a plate or cutting board.
Make sure that the apples are stable. Cut the bottom accordingly if not.

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