List of 16 Yellow Fruits + Uses

Looking for a best of the yellow fruits list? Or should I say the list of yellow fruits found in supermarkets? Look no further! I have compiled a list of 16 yellow fruits that are easy to find when they are in season. From lemons and bananas to less common golden raspberries, keep reading to discover more.

A bunch of different yellow fruits.

Yellow fruits add brightness to any plate. But if you are like me, you get stuck in a rut and need variety. To help, I have compiled 16 yellow fruits into one easy list. Some of the fruits, such as lemons, are always in stock. However, other fruits like the pineapple are only available when they are in season.

I have also compiled lists of red fruits and orange fruits. I use them to remind me to eat the rainbow and add variety!

Banana

Key Charaistics:

  • Tropical Fruit
  • Sweet Flavor
  • Long in Size
  • No Seeds

Bananas are probably the first fruit that pops into your head. It typically grows in tropical regions. They feature a bright yellow peel with a long, bent cylindrical shape. Bananas are commonly eaten raw, in smoothies, and as a natural sweetener, which is common in vegan baking!

Canary Melon

Key Charaistics:

  • Tropical Fruit
  • Sweet and Tangy
  • Large in Size
  • Has Seeds

The melon is a large fruit with tough, leathery, bright skin. Native to Japan and South Korea. Named after a canary bird because of its bright yellow color. When this melon is cut open, the juice flows, and it has a floral aroma. The taste is similar to honeydew melons. 

Golden Gooseberries

Key Charaistics:

  • Tropical Fruit
  • Tangy or Sour Flavor
  • Small in Size
  • Has Seeds

Like regular gooseberries, yellow gooseberries come in various shapes, including teardrop to round. It is a fruit with yellow skin and also comes in shades of orange. Generally, people use gooseberries as garnish and add them to their salads, cereals, or on top of pancakes. Given its tart flavor, it is best to use gooseberries to make pies, preserves, or jams.

Golden Kiwi

Key Charaistics:

  • Tropical Fruit
  • Sweet Flavor
  • Small in Size
  • Has Seeds

Golden kiwis are beautiful sandy-yellow color on the inside. Typically, this variety is sweeter than the regular kiwi. They are oval in shape and produced in New Zealand. Contrasting with brown skin kiwi, this variation is smooth and hairless. With a hint of tanginess, a bite of this vibrant yellow fruit is amazing.

Golden Raspberry

Key Charaistics:

  • Tropical Fruit
  • Tangy or Sour Flavor
  • Small in Size
  • Has Seeds

Typically more expensive than the red variety, the golden raspberry (yellow raspberry) is unique and is not commonly accessible in grocery stores. This variation is much sweeter and has less tart than red berries. Yellow raspberries are a great source of energy and ideal for on-the-go eating.

Grapefruit

Key Charaistics:

  • Tropical Fruit
  • Slightly Bitter
  • Large in Size
  • Has Seeds

A hybrid cross between an orange and a pomelo, grapefruit tastes sweet and sour. The flavor is on the bitter side. This fruit has segmented internal flesh that ranges from pale yellow to dark pink. Even though there are different grapefruit varieties, the most popular hue you regularly see is yellow.

Lemon

Key Charaistics:

  • Tropical Fruit
  • Tart Flavor
  • Small – Medium in Size
  • Has Seeds

Typically, lemons are the first small yellow fruit that comes to mind in this category. This fruit is mostly recognized by its bright yellow rind, oval shape, and tart, acidic taste. Different varieties of lemon can vary in size and shape.

I love them in most recipes because they add a touch of fresh flavor. I also use them to naturally flavor water

Mango

Key Charaistics:

  • Tropical Fruit
  • Sweet Flavor
  • Medium in Size
  • No Seeds

Mangoes are a tropical fruit enjoyed all over the world. They come in various colors, from green to purple to yellow. However, in most cases, Mangos have a bright yellow interior. You can identify a mango by its thick, oblong egg shape and leathery skin. Though mangoes are native to South Asia, diverse types of mangoes grow in Spain, Florida, the Caribbean, Africa, and Australia.

Mirabelle Plum

Key Charaistics:

  • Tart and Sweet Flavor
  • Small in Size
  • No Seeds

Mirabelle plum, also known as yellow plum, is a round yellow fruit with smooth-textured flesh. This unique fruit gives a blend of tart and sweet, which creates a joyful flavor. The juice from Mirabelle plum is well-known for being fermented to produce wine or distilled into plum brandy. You can also add it to dessert pies. Mirabelle plums can be grown in the US. However, they cannot be imported, which might make it difficult to find them.

Pineapple

Key Charaistics:

  • Tropical Fruit
  • Sweet and Tangy
  • Large in Size
  • No Seeds

Pineapple has a deliciously sweet flavor with juicy, aromatic flesh. When fully ripe, the fruit has the sweetness of a mango and the sourness of citrus fruit. The tropical plant has thick, spiky skin and is a common fruit with a yellow inside. The interior color varies from pale to vibrant.

Yellow Apple

Key Charaistics:

  • Sweet Flavor
  • Medium in Size
  • Has Seeds

A yellow apple is one of the most common fruits with yellow skin. Compared with red apples, this variety tends to have a sweeter taste with a hint of honey flavor. You can use this fruit to make ciders, pies, and salads.

Yellow Cherries

Key Charaistics:

  • Sweet Flavor
  • Small in Size
  • Has a Pit

Yellow cherries are similar to their famous red cousin. These cherries have a rounded, spherical shape. Their flavor is sweet and tart. Typically, they ripen in early to mid-summer. They are in season for only a short time, so keep an eye out for them at the store.

Yellow Dragon Fruit

Key Charaistics:

  • Tropical Fruit
  • Sweet Flavor
  • Medium in Size
  • Has Seeds

Dragon fruit is sweet, white, and loaded with tiny black seeds. Yellow dragon fruit has an oval shape with bright yellow skin. It also has curved spikes, which makes it look unique. Generally, it has a thicker skin and provides a fantastic flavor contrast in desserts, smoothies, and salads. Seeds offer crunchiness, and the flesh has a floral note.

Yellow Fig

Key Charaistics:

  • Tropical Fruit
  • Sweet and Tangy Flavor
  • Small in Size
  • No Seeds

Yellow figs are grown in the United States, typically from September to November. These figs have bright yellow-greenish skin. This variation tends to have a tangy, sweet taste with a hint of honey. You can enjoy a fig raw or make it into a jam, cake, or tart.

Yellow Pear

Key Charaistics:

  • Sweet and Tangy Flavor
  • Small in Size
  • Has Seeds

Many European and Asian pears have yellowish, smooth skins covered in freckles. Yellow pears are a round fruit with a crisp interior. They are crisp and delicious. You should eat pears unpeeled to get the whole nutrition from it.

Yellow Watermelon

Key Charaistics:

  • Tropical Fruit
  • Sweet Flavor
  • Large in Size
  • Has Seeds

Even though a yellow watermelon looks similar to its red variety, this fruit is said to be sweeter. This variation comprises beta-carotene in high levels, making them yellow in color. Every bite of this delicious fruit will give you a honey flavor explosion in your mouth.

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