Egg Fruit (Canistel)
Quantity: 1lb Egg Fruit (Approx. 1-2pcs)
Seasonality: Periodically in the Winter
Air Flown x Tree Ripened
Egg Fruit gets its English name from the hardboiled egg yolk-like texture of the flesh. While not as dry as a hardboiled egg, the texture is certainly not succulent like a mango, or Pawpaw. The texture is creamy and mousse-like with a rich, butterscotch/banana flavour. Being a member of the Sapotaceae family you will notice similarities in the seeds, texture, and size as fruits like Sapodilla and Sapote.
The flavour is also nothing like an egg. It has a rich, butterscotch and banana flavour.
Preparation Ideas: Wait for the fruit to get so soft that the skin peels off when you touch it. Cut the Egg Fruit in half, scoop out the big seed(s) and eat with a spoon. Or if it's the holidays try some Egg Fruit-Nog!
There is no minimum for delivery.
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- $1-$99.99 - $14.99 Delivery
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- $1-$114.99 - $14.99 Delivery
- $115.00+ - Free Delivery
Zone 3 (1-4 Day Delivery)
- $1-$124.99 - $22.99 Delivery
- $125+ - Free Delivery
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Tree Ripe & Air Flown
Tree/Vine Ripened & Air Flown means this fruit reached optimal time on the tree and/or vine before being flown over, rather than shipped on a boat. Our fruit arrives within 3-4 days of being picked, as opposed to 14-21 days by boat.