What IS a custard apple, you ask?

May 14, 2011

Custard apple (kŭs’tərd ăp’əl): n. Annona squamosa (also called sugar-apple or sita fruit) is a species of Annona native to the tropical Americas and widely grown in El Salvador, India, Pakistan and the Philippines. The fruit flesh is sweet, white to light yellow, and coats the many black seeds. The fruit flesh resembles and tastes like custard.

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