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How to Make an Avocado Rose

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Have you been wondering how to make an avocado rose? It’s surprisingly simple, and today you’ll learn how to choose an avocado, slice it and arrange it in to an rose shape.

How to choose an avocado for an avocado rose:

  • Select an avocado that’s ripe but still firm

  • Make sure you have a sharp, small knife

  • Start with a piece of parchment paper, or a spatula under your avocado if you intend to move it after you’re done.

Follow the step-by-step guide below to learn how to make your own avocado rose!

If you try it, please be sure and tag @MilkNHoneyNutrition on Instagram or Facebook. I’d love to see!


How to Make an Avocado Rose

 Select a ripe but firm avocado. Select a ripe but firm avocado.  Slice the avocado in half lengthwise Slice the avocado in half lengthwise  Use the half without the avocado pit or seed Use the half without the avocado pit or seed  Turn the avocado half face down. Turn the avocado half face down.  Peel the avocado. Peel the avocado.  Turn the avocado perpendicular to your body with the smaller end pointing towards your dominant hand. Turn the avocado perpendicular to your body with the smaller end pointing towards your dominant hand.  Using a sharp knife, make vertical slices on your dominant hand side Using a sharp knife, make vertical slices on your dominant hand side  Continue to make vert slices, as thinly as possible, while maintaining the shape, all the way across Continue to make vert slices, as thinly as possible, while maintaining the shape, all the way across  Once you're doing slicing, adjust the slice to maintain the original shape of the avocado. Once you’re doing slicing, adjust the slice to maintain the original shape of the avocado.  Slowly and gently, starting on your dominant hand side, begin to fan out the slices as shown. Slowly and gently, starting on your dominant hand side, begin to fan out the slices as shown.  Continue to fan out the slices, into a thin line. Continue to fan out the slices, into a thin line.  Make sure to be as gentle and not dent any of the slices. The thinner you can fan the pieces out, the better. Make sure to be as gentle and not dent any of the slices. The thinner you can fan the pieces out, the better.  Once you're finished fanning the avocado out, it should look something like this. Once you’re finished fanning the avocado out, it should look something like this.  Slowly begin to curl the right side of the avocado upwards and inwards. Slowly begin to curl the right side of the avocado upwards and inwards.  Continue to curl the right side inwards into a circle as shown. Once the right side is Continue to curl the right side inwards into a circle as shown. Once the right side is “tucked in,” make sure the pieces are still stuck together.  Make sure to go slowly to maintain the rose shape. Repeat the previous step with the left side, curling upwards and inwards Make sure to go slowly to maintain the rose shape. Repeat the previous step with the left side, curling upwards and inwards  Continue to cure the left side around until it closes the circle...and you have your avocado rose! Continue to cure the left side around until it closes the circle…and you have your avocado rose!

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