Origin : Native to the Caribbean Islands and South Pacific.
Latin Name : Spondias dulcis
Appearance : The fruit is just the same size as a plum and it grows in clusters at the branch tips of June plum trees. It looks hard and green and turns into yellow with a soft flesh and skin when it ripens. Its taste and smell are similar to that of pineapple.
- Golden apple contains trace of fat.
- It is rich in vitamin C, potassium, carbohydrates and fiber.
- Golden apple does not contain sodium and is cholesterol-free.
- Golden apple grows abundantly in Suriname.
- Golden apple is a fast growing tropical tree which reaches upto a height 75 feet.
- The tiny white flowers grow in clusters.
- The fruit is oblong, which will be yellow in color upon ripening.
- This is considered as a good source of vitamin C.
- For every 100g, 41 mg of vitamin c is present.
- The fruit haves the same flavor as pineapple which varies from sweet to acidic.
- The flat seeds are in a tough prickly wooden core.
- Being very small it bears fruit in 12 months.
- This is very suitable as a container plant and can be kept indoors.
As like mango, the golden apple fruit contains tough fibers which will increase the more it ripens. The skin of a golden apple fruit is similar to mango skin, that is the the skin of a golden apple fruit is very shiny with an almost plastic appearance.
The flesh of the golden apple fruit is soft, very juicy, and tastes similar to a pineapple. The pit of the Golden Apple Fruit is filled with an indigestible wooden core that looks the same like a smaller version of a mango's core. Around one to five flat seeds will be there in the wooden core of the golden apple.
- 3 cups of flour
- 4 teaspoons baking powder
- 1 teaspoon each ground all spice and cinnamon
- Salt as required
- 1-1/2 cups vegetable oil
- 1-1/2 cups brown sugar
- 2 cups grated golden apples
- 1 cup prepared mincemeat
- Pecans as required
- 1-1/2 teaspoons vanilla (any flavor)
- 3 eggs
- Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
- Mix flour, baking powder, all spice, cinnamon and salt in large bowl.
- In another bowl combine oil and brown sugar; beat well.
- Add half the flour mixture to it and mix it well.
- Combine grated apples, mincemeat, pecans and vanilla.
- Add the remaining flour mixture.
- Add eggs, 1 at a time, beat well after each addition.
- Turn into a greased 10-15 inch pan.
- Bake it at 180 deg. celcius for around 45 minutes.
- Let it cool and turn out on to a serving plate.
- Top with whipping cream or sprinkle with powdered sugar.
- Decorate it with some nutritious nuts and serve.
- June Plums as required
- Orange, Pineapple(all fruits you wish)
- Sugar as required.
- Water as required.
- Take equal weights of all fruits.
- Wash all the fruit and bring it to boil.
- Add 500 g sugar and 250 ml water per kilogram of fruits we added.
- Reduce the heat and let simmer for a few minutes.
- Place the fruit into the syrup, return to the boil and allow it to cook for more than 25 minutes.
- Check the thickness of the jam, if it's ok, then remove it from heat and seal it in an air tight container.
- 1 golden apple, diced
- 1 cup of apple juice
- Water as required
- Piece of cinnamon
- Piece of nutmeg
- 1 cup quick-cook rolled oats, uncooked
- Combine apples, juice, water and seasonings in a bowl.
- Bring it to boil.
- Stir it in rolled oats and cook for a minute.
- Cover and let stand several minutes before serving.
- 4 cups of golden apples peeled and sliced
- Grated lemon rind to garnish
- Juice from 1/2 lemon
- Honey as required
- Vanilla low-fat yogurt (any flavor)
- 3 - 4 eggs
- 1 cup of low-fat granola
- Cover a 10-inch pie plate with non-stick spray.
- In a large bowl add the apples, lemon rind, lemon juice and honey.
- Spread in the dish prepared.
- In the same bowl, whip together the yogurt, egg and honey.
- Pour over the apples.
- Sprinkle with the granola, leaving a 2-inch rim around the edge.
- Bake at 350 f for 50-60 minutes or until puffed and golden.
- Serve warm.
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