fruit sugar

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n fruit sugar a simple sugar found in honey and in many ripe fruits
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: As bananas ripen, the starch in the fruit turns to sugar. Therefore, the riper the banana the sweeter it will taste.
    • Fruit sugar (Chem) a kind of sugar occurring, naturally formed, in many ripe fruits, and in honey; levulose. The name is also, though rarely, applied to invert sugar, or to the natural mixture or dextrose and levulose resembling it, and found in fruits and honey.
    • Fruit sugar See under Fruit, and Fructose.
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Usage

In literature:

The nutritive value of fruits consists in their mineral salts, grape-sugar and water.
"No Animal Food" by Rupert H. Wheldon
We raise fruits, vegetables, corn, wheat, rice and sugar for food.
"Where We Live" by Emilie Van Beil Jacobs
Any kind of stewed fruits, cooked with sugar.
"The Art of Stage Dancing" by Ned Wayburn
There was a charge for sugar, spice and fruit to be supplied on the voyage.
"Domestic Life in Virginia in the Seventeenth Century" by Annie Lash Jester
Four silver ladles, six silver sugar tongs, silver goblets, a silver mustard pot and two silver fruit stands.
"Slave Narratives: a Folk History of Slavery in the United States From Interviews with Former Slaves" by Work Projects Administration
The West India sugar-house syrup is better than sugar to preserve fruit, on account of its never fermenting.
"The American Housewife" by Anonymous
Curry powder is relished by many; its harshness may be tempered with sweet fruits or sugar.
"Scouting For Girls, Official Handbook of the Girl Scouts" by Girl Scouts
The next thing after going for sugar-water was gathering may-apples, as they called the fruit of the mandrake in that country.
"A Boy's Town" by W. D. Howells
The fruit is of the size of a small melon and is very rich in sugar.
"The Hawaiian Islands" by The Department of Foreign Affairs
There were gingernuts and sugar-biscuits and fruit in the carriage, but these could not comfort the little girl.
"Boys and Girls Bookshelf (Vol 2 of 17)" by Various
Wash the fruit in warm water, put it on to boil in cold water in which lump sugar has been dissolved.
"Nelson's Home Comforts" by Mary Hooper
Cold Sugar Syrup for Fruit Ice 74 287.
"Desserts and Salads" by Gesine Lemcke
Measure the fruit and sugar, allowing one pint of sugar to each quart of fruit.
"Canned Fruit, Preserves, and Jellies: Household Methods of Preparation" by Maria Parloa
It am cornmeal and some white flour and fruit and honey and 'lasses and brown sugar.
"Slave Narratives: a Folk History of Slavery in the United States From Interviews with Former Slaves" by Work Projects Administration
Fruit is better taken stewed and with little sugar.
"The Voice" by Frank E. Miller
Always cultivate trees that will bear fruit, yield sugar, or be good for timber.
"Soil Culture" by J. H. Walden
They passed a fruit stand where women were shopping for mangoes, soursops, and other delicious-looking things, including sugar cane.
"The Wailing Octopus" by Harold Leland Goodwin
The principal exports are timber, cereals, mate, sugar, tobacco, hides, jerked beef, fruit and quebracho.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 7, Slice 4" by Various
The bananas and sugar cane and sweet potatoes withered and the fruit on the trees was blasted.
"Legends of Ma-ui--a demi god of Polynesia, and of his mother Hina" by W. D. Westervelt
If sugar was languishing, the fruit trade with the United States was growing with the liveliest rapidity.
"The English in the West Indies" by James Anthony Froude
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In poetry:

I hungered; at my hand delicious dainties teemed—-
Fair pyramids of fruit; pastry in sugared piles.
I thirsted; in cool cups inviting vintage beamed—-
Sweet syrups from the South; brown muscat from the isles.
"The Sultan's Palace" by Alan Seeger

In news:

Brown sugar pavlova with lime and coconut cream topped with tropical fruits.
Jam is made by cooking whole fruit with sugar and water until it produces a chunky, thick spread.
Aguas frescas are traditional Mexican drinks made with ice water, sugar and fruit.
Regular powdered fruit pectin 4 c. Sugar 1 c. Golden raisins 1/2 tsp.
500 g Rhubarb, washed, chopped 6 Strawberries, juilenned 1L Water 1 Mango, peeled, pitted, julienned 125g Sugar 2 Passion fruit, seeds only 100g Grenadine 12 Mint sprigs.
Shrubs are a tart, acidic, sweet syrup made from fruit, vinegar and sugar.
Mix this fruit-infused syrup with sparkling water for a grown-up soda that can be far less sweet than store-bought sugar bombs.
Stone Fruit With Sugared Berries.
Create a sparkling centerpiece with items you already have in your kitchen—your favorite fruit, sugar and egg whites.
The butter and sugar are melted in a pan before the fruit and batter are added.
Its taste would call for a complex blend of sugar, fruit and spice.
Add fruit , sugar and vanilla.
Use one thin slice of tomato, it is a fruit and will raise your blood sugar.
Planet Smoothie, a chain known for serving low-cal, low-sugar, real-fruit smoothies, launched its "Lemonade Days of Summer" promotion, which features three new lemonade smoothies from today until Aug 5.
That's because unless they're "100% pure," they're pretty much just sugar water, minus the important fiber and nutrients you'd find in actual fruit.
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