Jugo de Cocona

  1. Peruvian Cocona Juice Recipe
  2. How to Prepare Cocona Juice
  3. Ingredients
  4. Method
  5. Tips and tricks
  6. Additional information

Peruvian Cocona Juice Recipe

An economical, rich and nutritious drink? if that is what you are looking for, then the Cocona Soda recipe is ideal for you. This fruit, typical of the tropical areas of our country, is as exquisite as it is good for health . Today we explain how to prepare this delicious juice, which will surprise your family and friends. Let's get started!

How to Prepare Cocona Juice

Cocona Soda Recipe
cocona juice

The preparation of Cocona Juice is very simple. We will only need a few minutes and a few ingredients to have it ready . We can consume it at any time, as a companion to our meals.

🔪 Prep Time10 minutes
🍲 Cook Time30 minutes
⏲️ Total Time40 minutes
🍽️ Servings6 servings
🔥 Calories45 calories


  • 4 large cocoons
  • 1 liter of water
  • Sugar to taste
  • 2-3 cinnamon sticks
  • Cloves to taste


  1. Do you want to learn how to prepare Cocona Water? Follow these steps. First, wash the fruit very well, remove the remains of the stem and leaves (if any) and cut into small pieces.
  2. Place the water in a pot and pour the fruit, cinnamon and cloves into it. Let it boil over medium heat for about 40-45 minutes.
  3. When the time to remove it approaches, add the sugar and mix very well until it is dissolved. Turn off the heat and let cool.
  4. Ready! That simple you will have your Cocona Water. Serve very cold to feel even more refreshing.
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As you may have noticed, this preparation is extremely simple. You will only need a little time and a lot of love to obtain a delicious drink. To finish, we leave you three tricks that will improve the recipe.

Tips and tricks

  • To preserve the delicious aroma that the preparation gives off, pour into a glass container and keep covered until serving.
  • You can add a little ice and even process in the blender to get a smoothie.
  • Take advantage of the cocona season months to acquire it and prepare the drink, because at this time it is cheaper and more abundant

Additional information

Solanum sessiliflorum is the scientific name of this plant, whose fruit is called "cocona". The delicious fruit is quite peculiar, and is not found in many places in the world. It is typical of tropical areas, especially jungle areas, as it requires very specific conditions to reproduce. . Fortunately, it is very abundant in Peru.

We will find this fruit in the market between the months of March and October . It is usually very abundant and even cheap. If we already know how to make Cocona Soda, all we have to do is invest a little money to acquire it. We won't regret it.

Agua de Cocona is one of the favorite drinks of us Peruvians. Without a doubt, this is an excellent one, especially if we evaluate the nutritional properties of this fruit. With it we will obtain a large dose of vitamins and minerals, especially A and C. The latter, also called ascorbic acid It is of great importance for the healing and preservation of tissues and the prevention of infections. .

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As for its organoleptic properties, there is much that we can highlight. This is one of the tropical fruits with the most intense flavor that we will find . Precisely for this reason it is prepared in this way, since it is the way to obtain a drink that, although it is a little acidic, gives off an exquisite and mild flavor and aroma.

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