Here is an original recipe for making Bajan Ackee Juice/Drink. This makes a delicious tasty juice – cool and refreshing just like lemonade! Enjoy!
75 Ackees (with seeds optional)
1.5 Liter of boiled Water
1 ¼ Cup Granulated Sugar (Brown Sugar)
3 drops of Vanilla Essence
1 Sprig of Mint
1 piece of ginger
¼ tsp Cinnamon
1 Apple (optional)
Take skins off Ackees and place in a container. If desirous of using the seeds, using a nut cracker crush Ackees completely.
Bring 1.5 liter of water to boil.
Pour boiling water over Ackee in container.
Allow to stand for at least 2 hours for Ackee flavor to be drawn from the fruit. Also using a crusher, crush Ackees to release more of the Ackee flavor. (For home use hands are perfect for doing this.)
Add to this liquid: Vanilla Essence, Sprig of Mint, piece of peeled Ginger, Cinnamon, and 1 chopped apple.
Place in Blender: – blend and liquify.
Leave for a few more minutes – remove froth and refrigerate.
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