Tutti fruity (papaya candy) is often used in making cakes, cookies, and ice cream. Homemade tutti fruity is fresh and tasty.
• Raw papaya
• Sugar 2 cups
• Color of your choice
• Essence – vanilla
DIY Tutti Fruity
Wash papaya, peel the skin, remove seeds and chop finely.
Blanch the papaya pieces:
Boil water and add papaya pieces to boiling water and let it boil for 3-4 minutes.
Turn off the gas and cover and keep papaya pieces in water for another 5 minutes.
Drain the water.
Cook blanched papaya pieces in sugar syrup:
Take sugar in a pan and add water and cook on medium flame until sugar dissolves in water completely.
Add papaya pieces in sugar syrup now and cook until sugar syrup have one thread consistency.
And they will become soft and transparent.
Turn off the gas let it cool down and add 1 tsp of vanilla essence in syrup coated papaya pieces.
Coloring Tutti Fruity:
Equally divide the papaya pieces into how many colors you have.
Add color in each bowl and sugar coated papaya pieces along with sugar syrup in each bowl.
Now keep these papaya pieces soaked in color and sugar syrup aside for 12-15 hours so that they get sweet and colored properly.
After 12-15 hours take out the pieces form sugar syrup and place them on a wire rack or net placed on top of the plate.
Extra sugar syrup will get drained out and keep the papaya pieces until the stickiness dries up completely.
Store the tutti fruity in any container in the refrigerator. Use it when needed.