Tropical Fruit - Canistel
Native to Central America and northern South America. Harvested in Florida December- March. Typical size is 3-5 inches in diameter.
Allow to ripen at room temperature until soft, about 3-10 days.
Flesh is yellow to yellow orange, creamy and sweet. Best eaten fresh or may be refrigerated 1-2 days.
Good source of vitamin A and niacin, fair source of vitamin C, calcium iron and phosphorus. Use fresh and in ice cream and desserts.