Star Fruit Agua Fresca | Agua Fresca de Carambola
3 large star fruits
5 cups water
1 ½ teaspoons pure vanilla extract
¼ cup sugar (or to taste)
Turbinado sugar to rim glass (optional)
- Slice star fruit into ¼-inch pieces. Set aside a few slices for garnish.
- Blend star fruit with water, vanilla, and sugar on high for 60 seconds.
- Strain through a fine-mesh sieve into large pitcher. You may need to agitate the mixture to let the juice through, avoid pushing through the pulp to keep juice light in consistency. Discard pulp.
- Chill and serve over ice. Garnish with sliced star fruit.
Lola Wiarco Dweck
Lola is a Mexican-American recipe developer, writer, and cooking instructor who loves sharing her culture with the world. Growing up in California and spending summers in Mexico, Lola celebrates her family’s Mexican recipes and vibrant culture through Lola’s Cocina.