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Passiflora ligularis, commonly known as the sweet granadilla or grenadia, is a plant species in the genus Passiflora. The orange granadilla has a sweet and sour flavor and belongs to the family of passion fruits, along with the yellow maracuja and the traditional purple passion fruit. Some interesting facts about granadilla: It is native to South America and has orange skin. The shell is hard and shiny when it is ripe.
Granadilla and passion fruit are closely related but are different. Both fruits have edible seeds, but passion fruit seeds are black with soft, yellow pulp while granadilla seeds are black but larger, with transparent, soft pulp.
The whole passionfruit can be stored at room temperature, they will keep for about 2 weeks. They can also be stored in a plastic bag or sealed container in the fridge to keep them from dehydrating. Passionfruit will keep for 1 month in the fridge. Store any cut passionfruit in the fridge.
1 cup granadilla pulp and seeds (approximately 10 Granadilla)
3 egg yolks
150 g caster sugar
100 g butter cubed