Is found in tropical and tableland forests of northern Queensland, up towards Cape York.
A pale lemon coloured fruit about 1.5 – 2.5cm in diameter with a tough star shaped core – textured much like an apple core.
Lemon Aspen has a wonderfully tart lemon taste with a hint of grapefruit. They need to be picked slightly underripe.
Taste Australia Bush Food Shop sells 200gm packets of frozen Lemon Aspen >>>
Lemon Aspen Cheesecake – .
In a bowl, combine 250gm Cream cheese, 1 tbsp cream and 10g (2 tsp) Lemon Aspen powder and beat until smooth
In a separate bowl, add 500mls cream, heaped tspn icing sugar, tspn vanilla essence and 10g (2 tsp) Lemon Aspen powder and whip until stiff.
Adjust for desired sweetness.
Fold whipped cream into Cream Cheese until evenly mixed and then spread over a biscuit base.
Cover with tin foil and refrigerate over night or until set.
Dust with remaining lemon aspen powder & icing sugar and garnish with Australian Wild Fruit in Syrup