Organic Raw Lucuma Powder
Cultivated in the mountains at more than 1000 meters, this soft and sweet fruit has yellow flesh that demonstrates its high beta-carotene content, a nutrient that helps prevent diabetes and cancers. Rich in niacin or vitamin B3 that stimulates the functioning of the nervous system, Lucuma is an extraordinary natural energizer that gives vitality and helps ward of depression.
Low glycemic food, the “Gold of the gods”, as it has been called, helps control sugar levels in the blood. Rich in carbohydrates, vitamins and minerals such as iron, this exotic fruit help reduce bad cholesterol levels and helps with hemoglobin production.
May contain traces of nuts, sesame and soy.
Can be preserved in a cool, dry cupboard protected from light and humidity.
Culinary Uses & Recipes
Lucuma is very nutritious and is a perfect food to pair with culinary delights. Lucuma powder will add aroma, flavour as well as a sweet touch to any meal. This sweetener is also a perfect sugar and egg substitute. But make sure to adjust your recipes sugar content as lucuma is sweeter in taste than cane sugar. Add it to your deserts, cakes, yogourts, juices and much more. A perfect combination with ice-cream and sorbets!
Emulsifying agent, lucuma powder will mix oils and fats with sugars and sweeteners. One egg is equivalent to 20g of lucuma powder.