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For those who are slightly obsessed with Agbalumo, here is another way you can juice it beautifully.

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Agbalumo is here again!

For those who are slightly obsessed with the fruit, here is another way you can juice it beautifully.

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Skin and seeds of 6 Agbalumo

1/2 cup of white, granulated sugar (to taste)

Seeds of 6 green cardamom pods, crushed

2 teaspoons vanilla extract

Pinch of saffron - 10 to 15 strands

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Combine all ingredients in a pan

Top with a litre of water

Bring to the boil and then turn down to simmer for 12 - 15 minutes

Remove from heat and let cook down

Decant (straining if you like)

Serve on ice

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You can include the flesh of the Agbalumo but the resulting drink will be cloudy

Vary the spices to suit your desires

Make mocktails and cocktails - I think combinations with orange juice would work really well.

This recipe was taken from awesome KitchenButterfly.com

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