Sour Cactus Fruit Agua Fresca
Tangy Mexican agua fresca prepared with a sour cactus fruit called xoconostle and brown sugar. An easy to make drink which is a delicious healthy alternative to sodas.
Prep Time10 mins
Total Time10 mins
Servings: 8 Medium glasses
- 4 xoconostle cactus fruits
- 1/2 cup brown sugar
- 8 cups water
Clean the cactus fruit by removing outer skin and seeds
Blend the cleaned cactus fruit with 4 cups of water and 1/2 cup sugar for 1 minute.
After blending, strain the mixture to remove the pulp.
Add the remaining 4 cups water and stir well.
Serve over ice.
- You don't need to add lime. The drink is already quite tart from the xoconostle.
- Add more sugar is you prefer a sweeter drink.
- Try preparing this drink with tunas, the sweet prickly pear cactus fruit.
Serving: 1cup | Calories: 43kcal | Carbohydrates: 11g | Sodium: 3mg | Sugar: 9g