Have you ever heard of a Cantaloupe fruit? What about Canary melon or a Canistel fruit? No? Get ready! You’re about to find out some new and mind-blowing Fruits That Start With C!

I’ve gathered a list of some healthy and nutritious fruits that you might not have heard before. They all start with the letter ‘C.’

Some of these sweet fruits may help you get ideas for your next fruity and delicious dessert. At the same time, some of these may surprise you with their nutritional facts!

That being said, let’s get started.

1. Caimito Fruit

caimito fruit cut into half on a white background

This purple or green-skinned fruit has a lovely, white, juicy flesh on the inside and resembles the shape of a star when split into two.

The skin of a star apple is frequently covered in latex and is therefore not edible. The pulp around the seeds is what you eat; it tastes sweet and refreshing, like an abiu.

2. Calamansi Fruit

calamansi fruits cut into halves

Calamansi is a fruit half the size of a lemon and is nearly perfectly round. It serves as an excellent balancing agent due to its unique mixture of sour and sweet flavors. 

Calamansi, which is full of vitamin C, is believed to boost immunity. It also has antioxidant properties and can help to reduce gastric acidity. People often pluck them while they’re still green, even though they ripen to orange.

3. Camu Camu Berry

Camu camu fruits on white background

Camu Camu, also known as Myrciaria Dubia, is a sour berry that looks like a cherry. Although dietary supplements should always be used with caution, Camu Camu has numerous potential health benefits worth considering.

 Certain people use Camu Camu to boost energy and maintain healthy gums, eyes, immune systems, and skin.

4. Canary Melon

canary melon on white background

The Canary Melon is an indigenous variety that is delicious in the summer. They can be eaten raw, in fruit salads and platters, or fruit cocktails.

It has an oval form and silky skin. When the melon is ripe, its hard rind turns bright yellow.

5. Canistel Fruit 

canistel fruits in a white background

Canistel is a fruit native to southern Mexico. Also known as yellow sapote or eggfruit, it has orange flesh that is usually eaten fresh.

The texture of the fruit is described as that of hard-boiled egg yolk, while the taste is sweet and musky, sometimes compared to that of a baked sweet potato.

 

5. Cape Gooseberry

cape gooseberry on wooden background

Cape gooseberries, also known as golden berries or ground berries, aids in digestion and prevents constipation. They are also high in vitamin A, which protects your eyes and improves your vision.

These small green bites are tart and sour, tasting more like salty olives than berries. This makes them ideal for pickling, relish, or simply tossing into a salad.

6. Carob Fruit

Carob pods with leaves on a white background

Carob powder is a dark, rich, and somewhat nutty powder used in cocoa powder to create unique and delicious chocolate cookies or cake.

 The carob fruit looks like a dark brown pea and comes from the Mediterranean region.

7.Cashew Apple Fruit

cashew fruit on white background

Cashew fruits, which have a colorful, pear-like skin and a juicy core, are usually referred to as “apples” and are derived from the evergreen cashew tree.

You can use it to make jellies, jams, and other fruit-inspired sweets.

8.Cantaloup Fruit

cantaloupe on white background

Cantaloupe is a sweet and juicy edible fruit that is also known as Muskmelon. Including any fruit in your diet is good. Cantaloupe, being rich in Vitamin C, Folate, and Fiber, is an excellent choice.

It is also rich in fiber and is hydrating, making it the perfect choice for sorbets on hot days and simple summer snacks.

9.Cempedak

 CEMPEDAK cut in half on a white background

Cempedak is especially popular in Malaysia, Indonesia, and Papua New Guinea. It looks a lot like jackfruit, but instead of being enormous and oval, a Cempedak is tubular and roughly the size of a squished rugby ball.

To eat the fruit, you open it up to reveal the bite-sized nuggets.

10. Chayote

Chayote on white background

Chayote is a pear-like fruit indigenous to Mesoamerica. The fruit ranges in color from pale to dark green.

Chayote is high in various minerals and antioxidant substances, which may provide a variety of health benefits.

11. Cherry Fruits

cherries on white background

Cherries are one of the most popular fruits for a reason. They’re not only delicious but also high in vitamins, minerals, and plant chemicals that have substantial health benefits. They are red and relatively small.

 

12. Chokeberry Fruits

chokeberries on white background

Aronia berries are a tiny, spherical North American fruit. Their acrid flavor dries out the mouth, earning them the title “chokeberries.” Don’t be fooled by the name; chokeberries are entirely safe to consume and provide several health advantages.

 They can be eaten raw or as an ingredient in dishes such as pies, juices, and tea. Native Americans employed chokeberries as a cure for the common cold in folk medicine. 

13. Cluster Figs

Cluster figs on a tree

Cluster figs, which are native to Australia and Asia, resemble grapes and get their name from their segmented shape. They’re high in calcium and fiber, which help to strengthen bones and regulate digestion.

 The fruits are also high in potassium, which helps fluid balance levels in the body and transports oxygen in the blood. They’re excellent raw, but they’re also wonderful processed into sweet syrup or stirred into baked goods.

14. Coconut

dried coconut on white background

Despite the word “nut” in its name, a coconut is a fruit and not a nut. In reality, coconuts are classified as drupes, fruits with interior fruit and seed enclosed by a hard shell. Fruits including peaches, pears, walnuts, and almonds fall under this category.

In Asian, South American, and Caribbean cultures, they use every part of the fruit, from cooking in coconut oil and adding coconut milk to curries, to pureeing it for sweet smoothies.

 

15. Cowberry

cowberry on a white background

Cowberries are small, red berries that taste similar to cranberries but are not as tart. People also call these sour red berries bearberry, redberry, and foxberry. You can eat them fresh or make delicious lingonberry jam or syrup from them.

Furthermore, Cowberries, like other berries, are a low-calorie food, with only 54 calories per 100-gram serving.

16. Crabapple

crabapples on a tree

These little fruits are frequently ignored in front of their more prominent cousins. Still, they have a distinct sour flavour that complements a variety of meals.

The fruits are smaller and tastier than a regular apple, but they’re suitable for jellies, preserves, and cider. Crab apple jelly, chutney, and even wine have all been made from crab apples.

17. Cranberries

Cranberries on a wooden background

Cranberries are a well-known superfood. They can be consumed in the form of a sauce or juice. These incredibly healthy berries are also a Thanksgiving meal staple. They can be included in stuffing, casseroles, and desserts.

Cranberries are often regarded as a superfood due to their high nutritional and antioxidant content.

18. Crowberries

Crowberry on a plant

Crowberries are dark-purplish to blackberries or fruits that are edible. People refer to these as blackberry and crow blackberry.

Farmers grow crowberry for food, ground cover, and decorative purposes. In the wild, crowberry can survive for over 20 years.

19. Cupuacu Fruit

cupuacu fruit on a tree

Cupuacu is a fruit that has a thick brown husk on the outside and a white pulp inside. It has a chocolate flavor with hints of tropical fruit like melon or pineapple. It resembles the cacao fruit, which is a close relative

Cupuacu butter is high in healthy fats and acts as a good emollient, which may aid in the recovery of your skin’s natural moisture barrier.

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