Pouteria campechiana (commonly known as the cupcake fruiteggfruitzapote amarillo or canistel) is an evergreen tree native to, and cultivated in, southern MexicoBelizeGuatemala, and El Salvador.[5] It is cultivated in other countries, such as IndiaCosta RicaBrazil, the United States, the Dominican RepublicAustraliaCambodia,[6] VietnamIndonesiaSri LankaNigeria, and the Philippines. The edible part of the tree is its fruit, which is colloquially known as an egg fruit.[6]

The canistel grows up to 10 m (33 ft) high, and produces orange-yellow fruit, also called yellow sapote, up to 7 cm (2.8 in) long, which are edible raw. Canistel flesh is sweet, with a texture often compared to that of a hard-boiled egg yolk, hence its colloquial name “eggfruit”. It is closely related to the lucumamamey sapote, and abiu.