Peanut Butter Fruit

Size of Peanut Butter Fruit

Ruler showing size of Peanut Butter Fruit

Bunchosia argentea, commonly known as Peanut Butter Fruit, is a species of flowering plant in the acerola family, Malpighiaceae, that is native to Venezuela and Colombia in South America.

It produces a small orange-red fruits with sticky, dense pulp and a flavour resembling that of dried figs or peanut butter, hence the name. Additionally, the scent is unmistakably of peanut butter.

Peanut Butter Fruit is mostly eaten fresh, but also used for jellies, jams, or preserves.

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