Ojio Raw Organic Lucuma Powder comes from the temperate Peruvian highlands, where it is stone-ground from the dried fruit of the Lucuma Tree. This fine sifted powder has been a staple of both royal and rural Peruvian cooking for centuries. Fruits grown in the Peruvian highlands are considered to be of superior flavor, and are culturally revered.
Made from the exotic Peruvian fruit once known as the “Gold of the Incas”, Lucuma fruit has a particularly dry orange/yellow flesh, possessing a unique flavor similar to both maple and sweet potato. Lucuma Powder is a source of carbohydrates, fiber and adds nutrition to almost anything.
- Grown in the temperate Peruvian highlands
- Stone ground into a fine powder
Uses: In Peru, Lucuma Powder is a favorite flavor of ice cream. You can also blend Lucuma into smoothies and hot cereals, or use it as a flour to make pastries and pies. For an extra special treat, make sure to combine it with some raw cacao nibs, vanilla bean, and coconut butter to blend into a creamy delight.
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