Application of Flower Extract Wuluh Star Fruit(Averrhoa Billimbi L.) On Effervescent Powder

Haslina Haslina, Sri Budi Wahjuningsih


Excavation alternative natural ingredients that could potentially be used as a coloring agent continues, one source of natural antioxidants are used as raw material for functional foods is the flower star fruit. This study aims to determine the application star fruit flower extract (Averrhoabilimbi L) in effervescent powder and indigo determine solubility, antioxidant activity, total acid and water content. This study uses a randomized block design (RAK) are arranged with one factor and three replication. Further tests were used test of Duncan's Multiple Range Test (DMRT) at 5%. Starfruit flower extract formulations were applied to the effervescent powder significant effect (p <0.05) on the solubility, antioxidant activity, total acid and water content. The best treatment in effervescent powder formula II star fruit flower extract with a solubility of 0.15%, 95.95% antioxidant activity, total acid content  2.13% and moisture content 3.62%.


Anthocyanins; Flowers Start Fruit; Effervescent Powder

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