Icacos Fruit or Chrysobalanus Icaco
Icacos Fruit Jelly Recipe
1 Large pot
Enough Icacos fruit to fill up the pot (or make as much jelly as you'd like)
1/2 cup of brown sugar per 2 cups of Icaocs fruit (add more sugar to taste)
Fill a the large pot with Icacos berries and add water until all the berries are covered. Add the brown sugar and then start to boil. Once the mixture is boiling, turn the heat down and allow the pot to simmer several hours. Add some cinnamon sticks or other spices. Before long you'll have some jelly!
The Icacos fruit, also known as the cocoplum, Icacos berry, or Chrysobalanus Icaco, can be found in various place throughout the Caribbean, but not many other climates. On Icacos Island, the bushes that possess the Icacos fruit are lprobably located all around the island, but they are for sure located along the main tree line on the west side of the island. If you explore a bit more you may be able to find your own private stash! Take a water taxi to Icacos Island and get some Icacos fruit!
The Icacos fruit has a sugary and somewhat tart taste to it. They can be various colors, depending on the regio of the world where you are looking, but on Icacos Island the Icacos fruit tend to be lighter in color like the image on the left. Once you find the correct tree, the ICacos fruit can be harvested and eastern straight from the tree. However, if you really want a tasty treat then you have to work a bit more for it. Icacos fruit jelly is a unique type of spread that people have been making for centuries and you can make it on your own by following the recipe below. In the past, people also used the oil extracted from the seeds to make heating oil for their homes. That would take a ton of Icacos fruit!