Kousa Dogwood Fruit Recipes: Amazing 3 Recipes

In this blog post, “Kousa Dogwood Fruit Recipes,” I have provided several recipes that use Kousa Dogwood fruit. The fruit is native to North America and has a sweet flavor that is similar to grapes and cherries.

Kousa Dogwood fruits are used in both hot and cold drinks. The fruit can also be used for both savory and sweet dishes. These recipes require only a few ingredients and are very simple to make.

I personally like how the fruit has a crunchy texture that is not much different from watermelons. Hence, it is perfect for both savory and sweet dishes. The taste is amazing, as well as the fruit’s nutritional value.

Kousa Dogwood Fruit Recipes
Kousa Dogwood Fruit Recipes

Kousa Dogwood Fruit Recipes: Amazing 3 Recipes

1. Kousa Dogwood Pudding Cake

Preparation Time: 5 minutes

Cook Time: 20 minutes

Yield: 1 to 2 kabob servings

Ingredients

  • 2 cups kousa dogwood fruit preserved in water,
  • 2 tablespoons sugar,
  • 2 tablespoons flour,
  • and 1 egg beaten.

Ingredients For The Pudding Cake Mixture

  • 1 cup milk,
  • 1/4 cup sugar,
  • 1 egg,
  • and a pinch of salt.

Ingredients For The Pancakes Mixture

  • 3 cups flour,
  • 3/4 cup milk,
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt.

Instructions

  1. Prepare two mixing bowls for the batter mixture. For the pancake batter mix in with half of milk and egg. Add the rest of the ingredients to that mix-in bowl and mix until everything is well combined. Heat frying pan or griddle to medium heat and apply a little vegetable oil.
  2. Prepare the pudding cake batter mix by adding 2 cups of Kousa Dogwood preserved fruit, 2 tablespoons of sugar, 1 tablespoon of flour, and 1 egg beaten to the mixing bowl.
  3. Pour pancake mix into a frying pan or griddle in small circular shapes (for example, I poured five circles).
  4. After you see that pancakes have browned on one side (flip pancakes), pour pudding cake mixture on the remaining sides and place pancake over it with both sides touching each other. Place a lid over your frying pan to steam it for about 5 minutes until pancakes are ready for serving.
  5. Serve with fruit jam and sprinkle with powdered sugar or cinnamon.
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Nutritional Facts Per Serving

NutritionAmount
Calories110
Fat2g
Cholesterol18mg
Saturated Fat1g
Potassium80mg
Carbs17g
Polyunsaturated Fat1g
Sugar10g

2. Kousa Dogwood Berry Pancake Sause

Preparation Time: 40 minutes

Cook Time: 15 minutes

Yield: About 8 servings

Ingredients

  • 3 pounds Kousa Dogwood preserved in water fruits,
  • 1/2 cup sugar,
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt,
  • and 1 cup flour.

For The Mixture

  • 1 egg, 1 cup milk,
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt,
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder and a pinch of baking soda.

Instructions

  1. Prepare two mixing bowls for the batter mixture. For the pancake mix in with half of milk and egg. Add the rest of the ingredients to that mix-in bowl and mix until everything is well combined.
  2. Prepare the berry pancake mixture by adding 3 pounds of Kousa Dogwood fruits, 1/2 cup sugar, 1/4 teaspoon salt, and 1 cup flour to the other mixing bowl and blend until everything is well combined.
  3. Place oil in frying pan or griddle at medium heat and spread batter into small circles or squares with half inch thickness on it (for example, I poured about 12 circles).
  4. After you see that pancakes have browned on one side (flip pancakes), pour berry batter mix on the remaining sides and place pancake over it with both sides touching each other. Place a lid over your frying pan to steam it for about 5 minutes until pancakes are ready for serving.
  5. Serve with fruit jam and sprinkle with powdered sugar or cinnamon.

3. Easy Homemade Jam

Preparation Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 10 minutes

Yield: About 2 cups

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Ingredients

  • 1 pound Kousa Dogwood preserves in water,
  • 1/4 cup apple cider vinegar
  • and 1/4 cup sugar (for example, I used about 4 medium-sized apples).

Directions

  1. Prepare a large mixing bowl and mix in 1 pound of Kousa Dogwood preserves in water and 1/4 cup of apple cider vinegar. Blend until all ingredients are well combined.
  2. Cut, peel and chop 4 medium-sized apples into small pieces and add them to your mixing bowl (for example, I used 2 red apples and 2 green apples).
  3. Measure out 1/4 cup of sugar and add it to your mixture (you may need more or less sugar depending on how sweet you want it, be careful not to overdo it, or your jam will taste too sour). Mix well until everything is well combined.
  4. Cook your jam in a pot over medium heat for about 10 minutes. If you want it to be runnier, then add more apple cider vinegar. If you want it to be thicker, add more sugar to your mixture.
  5. Serve over pancakes, and enjoy!

Health Benefits Of Kousa Dogwood Fruit

The fruit’s health benefits include antioxidants, anti-cancer, and anti-inflammatory properties. Kousa Dogwood fruits have high anthocyanins levels that may help fight kidney, bladder, breast, and liver cancers.

Furthermore, the fruit is rich in fiber and vitamin C, which can lower your heart disease risk. In addition to that, kousa dogwood may also help with alleviating allergies as well as reducing inflammation in your liver and kidneys.

Conclusion

In conclusion, I am completely impressed by the taste of this fruit. I highly recommend trying it for yourself! Please let me know if you have any questions about this fruit or about any other Kousa Dogwood products. You can also share your recent experience with the fruit in the comments below!

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