The Snake Fruit

Also known as Salak Fruit


Snake fruits are a type of tropical fruit. They have reddish-brown and scaly skin. They are about the same size and shape as a ripe fig. The inside of the fruit resembles large peeled garlic cloves, and have the same consistancy. Edible Seeds. They taste sweet and acidic,and can range from very dry and crumbly (salak pondoh), to moist and crunchy (salak Bali). Contains a lot of Vitamin C and iron.


Snake Fruit Cake

130 g plain flour

1/2 tsp bicarbonate of soda

40g ground hazelnut

130 g caster sugar

150 ml water

80 g butter

2 eggs

250 g salak fruit flesh (chopped)

50 g raisins

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