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SOUR STAR FRUIT ICE RECIPE

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STAR FRUIT ICE RECIPE – Perhaps for some people star fruit isn’t new anymore–we saw plenty of it in Asia. Star fruit, or also known as carambola, is a star shaped tropical fruit with sweet and sour flavor. This fruit when cut horizontally looks like a star and hence the name. Star fruit is native to Malayan peninsula and grown throughout Southeast Asia, and cultivated in Australia, South America, and also in Hawaii and Florida. The fruit is recognized as belimbing manis in many South East Asian regions. Today it is also cultivated in Latin America, Caribbean and some parts of the US. Therefore, it’s so easy to find star fruit at your local grocery store or market and when you found it, you might try to figure out a way to use them.

The star fruit is the “star” of this beverage. Star fruit is nice eaten fresh but also delicious cooked or juiced and can be consumed in the form of ice, jams, jellies, and juice. Here, blended with ice and honey, it will create a delicious, satisfyingly sweet ice. It’s also gluten-free, lactose-free, and vegan. Starts with slices of fresh star fruit, this star fruit recipe is so fresh, plus easy to make and healthy too!

Ingredients

  • 250 grams sweet star fruit, cut into pieces
  • 2 boxes of ready-made acid essence
  • 4 tablespoons honey
  • 200 grams ice cubes
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Directions

  1. Blend acid essence and star fruit.
  2. Strain.
  3. Add honey.
  4. Add ice. Serve.

Star fruit offers so many healthy benefits for you. With only 30 calories per fruit plus lots of fiber, star fruit is a great choice for anyone trying to lose weight. They’re also full of antioxidants and flavonoids. Another fact, star fruit is rich in antioxidants, potassium, and low in sugar, sodium, and acid. Star fruit are also a good source of Vitamin C, it can help ward off winter colds and flus thus it is a good choice during the winter months, when they’re readily available.

Some tips for you while buying star fruit, choose large, attractive looking, yellow-orange fruits. Avoid green, small size fruits and those with cuts, bruise, shriveled or spots. Cheers.

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