Lucuma-What the heck are you and why are being asked for in raw desserts??
Lucuma is a Peruvian Fruit!
Several traditional and folk healing systems note the medicinal use of
lucuma. In ancient records, the lucuma fruit was used to treat skin and
A healthy low-sugar option that is safe for diabetics,
lucuma contains potent antioxidants that may be beneficial for boosting
immune function and preventing the onset of certain illnesses including
some types of cancer. This low-glycemic sweetener contains many nutrients including beta-carotene, iron, zinc, vitamin B3, calcium and protein. Recent research has found that adding lucuma to
your diet may significantly increase the rate of wound closure and
Lucuma is a common and popular ice cream flavor in Peru.
Lucuma Powder has an aromatic, sweet fragrance and full-bodied taste
reminiscent of maple, which lends itself to a diverse array of
applications. Add lucuma to beverages, smoothies, yogurt and cereal, or
blend it into desserts and baked goods for a sweet and flavorful