Deutsch: Aprikose
The apricot, Prunus armeniaca, is a species of Prunus, classified with the plum in the subgenus Prunus. The native range is somewhat uncertain due to its extensive prehistoric cultivation.

Apricot is a fruit that belongs to the Prunus family and is closely related to plums, cherries, and peaches. The fruit has a velvety, golden-orange skin and a sweet and slightly tangy flesh that is rich in vitamins and minerals. Apricots are commonly eaten fresh, dried, or cooked in various dishes. Here are some examples:

  1. Fresh apricots: Fresh apricots can be eaten as a snack or added to salads, desserts, or smoothies.

  2. Dried apricots: Dried apricots are a popular snack and can be added to trail mix, oatmeal, or baked goods.

  3. Apricot jam: Apricot jam is made from cooked apricots and is commonly used as a spread for toast or sandwiches.

  4. Apricot pie: Apricot pie is a dessert made with a crust filled with apricot slices and a sweet filling.

  5. Apricot chicken: Apricot chicken is a savory dish made with chicken cooked in a sauce made with apricot jam, soy sauce, and other seasonings.

  6. Apricot glaze: Apricot glaze is a sweet and tangy sauce used to coat meats, vegetables, or fruits.

Other fruits that are similar to apricots include:

  1. Peaches: Peaches are closely related to apricots and have a similar sweet and tangy taste.

  2. Plums: Plums are another fruit in the Prunus family and have a similar texture to apricots.

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