Peanut Butter Fruit

A flowering plant from the Malpighiaceae family, native to Venezuela and Colombia though largely cultivated in South Florida. Its small, flame coloured fruits have a sticky, dense flesh which has a taste resembling dried figs or peanut butter. It also smells uncannily like peanut butter. Usually eaten out of hand, the fruit is often used to make jelly, jam and as an addition to various desserts. 

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