Passion Fruit & Plum Drink

Passion Fruit & Plum Drink

Passion fruits are not easy to come by in some supermarkets so I don’t think of them much. Until I stopped by at a small town in Bentong selling packets of passion fruit, did I learned that they are locally grown. The passion fruit and plum drink I had there was so refreshing!

Since then, I started searching for passion fruit whenever I go grocery shopping. My mother who prefers to go to the wet market told me there’s abundance of this fruit there and would send some to me sometimes. I love the sweet-sour taste, the soft and crunchy texture and its pretty pink and yellow colour.

If you can get your hands on this fruit, try making a simple drink using only passion fruit, honey and plum. Not only does it tastes yummy, this tropical-fruit is rich in phyto-nutrients such as carotenes, vitamin A, and vitamin C. I like serving it to my girlfriends and them that it’s good for their skin. 


RECIPE CARD

PASSIONFRUIT & PLUM DRINK

2015-05-01
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: Easy

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Ingredients
  • 1 Passionfruit
  • 1 tbsp Honey
  • 1 1/2 cup Water
  • 1 Salted Plum
Directions
  • Step 1 Pour honey into glass and add a few tablespoon of water to dilute the honey. Pour in the rest of the water into glass.
  • Step 2 Slice passion fruit into half and pour the content into the glass with the help of a spoon. Top if with a salted plum.
  • Step 3 Allow drink to rest for a few minutes for the flavour to meld before drinking.
  • Step 4 Enjoy!

SHORT RECIPE

Dilute 1 tbsp honey in 1.5 cup of water. Add passion fruit pulp and salted plum. Serve.


RECIPE FOR A PARTY

For a huge party, increase the ingredients by 5 fold to serve 10 people. Place all of them in a large water jug or water bottle. You could make it a day ahead and keep it in the fridge:

  • 5 pcs Passionfruit
  • 1 tbsp Honey
  • 1.7 L (7 1/2 cups) Water
  • 5 salted dried plum

TIPS

  • You know passionfruit is ripe and ready to use when it’s wrinkly.
  • Use natural honey if you can. Otherwise, you sweeten the honey with other sweetener of your choice e.g granulated sugar.
  • Do not add honey water to dilute honey; the heat will partially destroy the beneficial enzyme
  • This drink is best serve cold. Use chilled water if possible. If the weather is not too hot to the point of being unbearable, I personally like drinking it at room temperature as I try to avoid cold drinks.
  • Keep dried plum at home if you often have guest over. It gives such great flavour. I like popping it into drinks and another of my favourite is limau asam boi too (Recipe: Limau Asam Boi)

What drinks do you serve your guest? Drop me a message!


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