Key Lime Concentrate

Key lime is truly a distinct citrus fruit. More aromatic than the more common Persian Lime, the fruit's popularity is attributable to its complex acidic flavor profile. Our Key Lime Concentrate captures these sublime flavor characteristics without added sugar or artificial ingredients. Key Lime is a universal ingredient, perfect for cocktails, ice cream, salads, martinis, and desserts.

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Featured Recipe

Fruit Concentrate Pate de Fruit

Yield: 32 pieces (cut into 1 1/2” squares)
Source: Liza Cheng
    • 1 cup The Perfect Purée Blood Orange Concentrate,  thawed
         or  The Perfect Purée Carmelized Pineapple Concentrate
         or  The Perfect Purée Mandarin Tangerine Concentrate
         or  The Perfect Purée Pomegranate Concentrate
         or  The Perfect Purée Key Lime Concentrate
         or  The Perfect Purée Meyer Lemon Concentrate
    • 4 1/2 tsp. sugar
    • 1 43/100 tsp. apple pectin
    • 1 cup sugar
    • 3 tbsp. glucose
    • 3/4 tsp. tartaric acid

1. Weigh and portion all the ingredients.
2. Set up bain marie for your whisk, spatula and thermometer.
3. Prepare molds by spraying with vegetable oil.
4. Sift together the first amount of sugar and apple pectin together.
5. Bring concentrate to boil (or at 104 F degrees).
6. Add the sugar/pectin combo to concentrate; make sure whisk to incorporate; return to boil.
7. Add the 2nd amount of sugar and return to boil.
8. Add glucose and return to boil.
9. Keep heat at medium to medium/high level and continue to whisk until thermometer reached 223 F degrees.
10. Pull off heat and add tartaric acid.
11. Whisk vigorously and pour immediately into molds.
12. Give pate de fruit at least 8-10 minutes to set and cool.
13. Un-mold or cut into desired pieces.
14. Toss in sugar and serve.

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