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Jocotes en Dulce

This savoury fruit is stored for several months after the harvest to later sweeten the Christmas season

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Jocotes en Dulce in Guatemala 2020 - Best Time

Juicy jocotes—red or green, sweet or tangy—are harvested between July and October and stored until December when they are taken out for a Guatemalan Christmas dessert called "Jo​cotes en Dulce." This seasonal delicacy is cooked with various seasonings including allspice, cinnamon, panela, other spices, and is available between late November and early January.​