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6 x 250g Lucuma

Regular price £35.70 On Sale

Description

The lucuma fruit is picked by hand, dried and then milled into a fine powder to retain the natural beta-carotene making it an excellent natural sweetener.

  • Current stock is Best Before End June 2019
  • Natural Sweetener
  • No gluten or dairy

  • Grown on small family-run plantations in Peru

  • Organic and Fair Trade sugar substitute in baking, smoothies and ice cream

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How to Use

Lucuma is becoming more and more popular as a natural sweetener. We like to add our Lucuma Powder to smoothies, yoghurt,mix it into desserts and baked goods to add both sweetness and a whole host of nutritional goodness.

More Info

Where am I From?
Grown on small, family run plantations, native to the highlands of costal Peru, this delicately flavoured tropical fruit is often referred to as the 'Gold of the Incas'.

Why Fair Trade?
With your help we’re making a difference to the lives of those who produce our Lucuma. In Peru, your Fair Trade contributions are being used to equip the producer communities with solar energy and support education projects for their children.

FAQs

  1. What is Lucuma? 

Lucuma is a fruit. Lucy Bee Lucuma Powder, from Peru, is the dried and milled fruit containing carotene and B-vitamins. It is a natural sweetener. 

  1. What are Lucuma Powder Benefits? 

Unfortunately, EU regulations don’t allow us to talk about the health benefits of our Lucuma Powder. We suggest, instead googling this and then you’re in a position to make your own informed decision.

  1. What is Lucuma Powder Used for? 

Lucy Bee Lucuma Powder is a natural sweetener and can be used in smoothies, yoghurt, home bakes and desserts, such as mousse, brownies. It also works in soups, sauces or dishes requiring a hint of sweetness.

  1. What is Lucuma Fruit? 

Lucuma fruit is a fruit native to Peru, which looks similar to an apricot but tastes different. Eaten raw, the fruit has a dry texture so it’s more usually used in juices and shakes. Lucuma powder is the dried fruit which is milled to a powder and used as a natural sweetener. 

  1. How to Make Lucuma Ice Cream? 

Ingredients:

2 frozen bananas

250ml almond milk

1 tbsp. Lucy Bee Coconut Oil

1 tbsp. Lucy Bee Lucuma Powder

1 tsp. vanilla essence

FOR THE TOPPING:

12 pecans

Method:

  1. In a food processor blitz together, all of the ingredients.
  2. Transfer to a covered container and freeze for 30 minutes, or longer.
  3. Remove from the freezer, top with the pecans and allow to stand for a few minutes before serving. 

Nutritional Information

Ingredients
100 % Organic Raw Lucuma Powder

Typical Values Per 100g
Energy (kj) 1334
Energy (kcal) 318
Fat 1.2g
of which Saturates 0.7g
Carbohydrate 59g
of which Sugars 33.1g
Fibre 28g
Protein 3.7g
Salt 0.05g
Potassium 0.91g
Iron 2.7mg

How To Use Video: Oat Cookies with Lucuma Syrup