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Exotic Fruit Market’s Braeburn apples are a cross between a Granny Smith and Lady Hamilton. The fruit has a red vertical streaky exterior, with a yellow-green to creamy yellow flesh. They have a very crisp texture but deliver a juicy sweet and tangy flavor. Apples have many health benefits, providing a good source of dietary fiber and vitamin C with no saturated fat, cholesterol, or sodium.

Braeburn Apples are a good source of fiber and vitamin C. Braeburn Apples also contain polyphenols, which have numerous health benefits. Braeburn Apples aid weight loss in several ways. Braeburn Apples are particularly filling due to their high fiber content. Braeburn Apples promote heart health in several ways. Braeburn Apples are high in soluble fiber, which helps lower cholesterol. Braeburn Apples also have polyphenols, which are linked to lower blood pressure and stroke risk. Eating Braeburn Apples are linked to a lower risk of type 2 diabetes. This is possibly due to their polyphenol antioxidant content. The type of fiber in Braeburn Apples feeds good bacteria and may be the reason they protect against obesity, heart disease, and type 2 diabetes.

Exotic Fruit Market’s Braeburn Apple originated in New Zealand in the 1950s and was named after Braeburn Orchards where it was first grown. It has now spread to all the major apple producing areas of the world. Today, in the largest apple-producing state in the USA, Washington, where Red Delicious and Golden Delicious have always held sway, the Braeburn is now in the top 5 varieties produced. It serves as one of the most important commercial apple varieties not only in the United States but also much of the world. The Braeburn is one of the modernly large-scale produced apples where the flavor is genuinely equal to that of the classic apple varieties. The Braeburn is absolutely wonderful. Its crisp without being hard, has vibrantly complex apple flavors, and is delightfully juicy. These apples are delicious for eating out of hand, and also are great for baking with.

Exotic Fruit Market’s Braeburn is a Dessert apple with a capital D. It’s the perfect balance of sweetness, never overly sugary and the flavors are complex and exciting, and to top it off, it has a refreshing crisp flesh. Braeburn is at its best when it’s cooled a little below room temperature.

The sweet-tart flavor of the Exotic Fruit Market’s Braeburn apple mellows just slightly when cooked and will compliment both sweet and savory preparations. Roast along with root vegetables or sauté and serve atop pork. They can be slow cooked and pureed to make sauces, jams, and preserves. Braeburn apples hold their shape well when cooked as well. Bake into pies, crisps, cakes, or hollow and stuff to make baked apples. Chopped Braeburn apple will add sweetness and texture to bread, pancakes, and muffins. Braeburn apples are slow to brown when cut making them perfect for use in raw preparations. When raw their flavor and crisp texture is best when served slightly chilled. Slice and add to salads and sandwiches or serve on a cheese board.

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