Black velvet apricots are a stone fruit such as peaches, plums, and cherries. These warm weather fruits are about the size of a ping pong ball with a soft velvety skin, soft texture, and attractive midnight exterior with a bright yellow flesh. Black velvet apricots are juicy and soft with a pronounced sweetness and a hint of acid. They are richly flavorful and taste of summer.
Uses: Apricots are excellent no matter how you prepare them. They are great eaten raw on their own or as a topping, made into jams, or dried.