Fruits That Start With E

Fruits That Start With E

Do you like trying new things? Can you think of any Fruits That Start With E? I am almost sure you have not heard of this list of exotic fruits I am about to share.

Fruits That Start With E

Fasten your seatbelts! You are in for an awesome journey into the world of amazing fruits that begin with the letter ‘E’.

Not only will you discover new fruits that you can try but you will also learn about the amazing benefits of including them in your diet. After all, variety is the spice of life. Let’s go!

1.  Eastern May Hawthorn Berry


The fruit of the Eastern May Hawthorn is said to have a diameter of about 0.4 inches and is red in color. It resembles a berry and may be used for a variety of purposes, such as making jams and jellies.

In addition to that, the fruit is very juicy and may be enjoyed as is. The fruit is acidic in taste and has a pleasant aftertaste. Eating it is similar to eating a cherry, however, unlike a cherry, it has five large seeds which appear to be fused into one.

Consuming hawthorn berries on a regular basis comes with many health benefits, largely due to the fruit’s antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties. Some of the benefits include improving blood circulation through the arteries, reducing high blood pressure and angina, as well as improving heart and kidney functions.

2.  Eggfruit

egg fruits one with a bite on a burlap napkin

Eggfruits, also known as canistel, are oblong and vary in size from 7 to 12 centimeters and have smooth skin. The skin can also vary in color from green to yellow-orange, depending on its ripeness.

The flesh of the fruit is creamy with a bright yellow to orange color and resembles the consistency of a hard-boiled egg. 

When cut, the fruit has from one to four black-brown seeds and has a musky aroma similar to that of squash. The taste is sweet and slightly mimics that of a sweet potato or pumpkin.

If you are looking to boost your immune system, including egg fruit in your diet is a good way to start. They are said to prevent vision loss, supply Vitamin A and beta-carotene, as well as provide iron, calcium, and phosphorus. Read More!

3.   Eggplant

eggplant on white background

The most widely known eggplant is that which is oblong and dark purple in color. There are however eggplants that are white or green in color and the size varies. Eggplants may be used in a variety of dishes and maybe baked, roasted, or stewed just to name a few options.

Eggplants are fiber and antioxidant-rich and contain numerous health benefits. These include assisting with weight management, cholesterol, heart health, cancer, and cognitive functions. Read More.

4. Elderberry

elderberries on bush

Elderberry is dark purple in color and comes from the black Elder Tree. The berries are about an eighth of an inch in diameter and form clusters of fruit that are umbrella-shaped.

Elderberries can cause an allergic reaction if they are not fully ripe and so one must ensure they are dark purple or close to black before consuming them.

They are rich in Vitamins A, C, and B; potassium, fiber, and iron. Elderberries are used to prepare Elderberry Syrup.

 5. Elephant Apple

elephant apples on a white background

Elephant apple is said to have been named as a result of it being a popular fruit among wild elephants. It is edible both in its ripe and unripe states and is used in making chutneys and other pickled dishes.

Elephant apple is a large fruit that can be as big as 1w cm in diameter and has 15-20 carpels, with each carpel having one to eight seeds, covered by a pulp that encircles the fruit. The pulp is known for its bitter/sour taste.

The plant is famous for its medicinal properties to include: the juice of the fruit being used as a cough syrup and to strengthen the nervous system, relieving abdominal pain, protecting the kidneys, providing iron, improving energy levels, and delaying the process of aging due to the presence of Vitamin C.

 6. Emblica

Emblica fruit isolated on white background

The Emblica fruit is round, green-yellow fruit that has a smooth, hard outer layer. The fruit is frequently included in the Indian diet and generally ready for harvest in autumn and is native to southeastern Asia. 

The fruit has been used for skincare treatments and has a number of health benefits. It is rich in Vitamin C and has two to three times more than an orange.

In addition, Emblica has been used to improve digestion, reduce coughing and fever, stimulate hair growth, contribute to brain health and improve vision. 

7.  Emu Apple

Emu apples, which are native to the southern coast of Australia are about 2-4 cm wide and have a purple-red color. There is a large seed contained inside surrounded by the pulp. 

Emu apple is used to treat cuts and wounds, reduce colds and coughs and relieve headaches. This fruit contains three times more antioxidants than blueberries and is rich in Vitamin C.

If you are looking for added skin protection and nourishment, you may want to consider adding emu apples to your skincare regime.

8. Entawak

ENTAWAK on black background

The Entawak fruit thrives in tropical climates and is related to jackfruit. It is a round fruit that is yellow or brown in color and about 3-4 inches tall. The outer layer is spiky and the inside contains seeds covered by red or bright orange bulbs. The taste of the fruit is similar to a squash or pumpkin. Additionally, the seeds too are edible and may be roasted, flavored with salt, and eaten.

The fruit may be used to combat diabetes, cancer, and blood deficiencies. It is also fiber-rich and the seeds are high in riboflavin and thiamin. 

9.  Etrog

etrog on a blue and white napkin

Etrog is a large, oblong yellow fruit that resembles a lemon and is thick with a bumpy exterior. The fruit is acidic in taste and contains a pale yellow pulp with many seeds. The fruit gives way to a smell comparable with violets. 

Etrog is perfect for cooking purposes and the rind may be used as a preserve or in savory dishes. 

Furthermore, Etrog provides Vitamin C which helps with strengthening the immune system and it also contains potassium, manganese, iron, and zinc. 

10.  Evergreen Huckleberry


Evergreen Huckleberry is usually dark purple or black in color when fully ripe and is 5-10mm in diameter. They are sweet and have a similar taste to blueberries. The berries may be used when picked or placed in the freezer for preservation for future use.  

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Benefits of including evergreen huckleberry in the diet include adding them when making juice, teas, soups, and jams to add flavor to these products.

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Michelle Blackwood, RN

Hi, I’m Michelle, I’m the voice, content creator and photographer behind Healthier Steps. I share vegan and gluten-free recipes because of past health issues. My goal is to help you make healthier choices and show you how healthy eating is easy and delicious.

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