Here are a few suggestions on how to prepare and eat star fruit. . ( ml) ice cubes, 1/2 tsp ( ml) ground cinnamon, and 1 Tbsp (15 ml) honey until smooth. Seeing a star fruit (or starfruit) in the grocery store can be a little intimidating or seem 'too exotic' if you've never ½ tsp ground cinnamon Remove the foil, sprinkle the coconut on top, and cook 5 minutes more or until the coconut is browned. So in all my years of grocery shopping and cooking, I had no idea what on earth to do with a star fruit. I figured I couldn't be alone, so I put together this post on.