Amarula Cream is a pure blend of nature’s fresh cream and the mysterious taste of the wild marula fruit. Amarula Cream is made from handpicked marula fruit, which is fermented, distilled and matured for 2 years in French oak before being blended with the finest fresh cream. Internationally award-winning Amarula cream is best enjoyed neat or on ice. The spirit of Africa – Amarula comes from the southern plains of Africa where the marula fruit is grown. The fruit attracts many animals, especially elephants, and is often referred to as the Â‘elephant treeÂ’ because elephants travel miles for it. The marula tree is important local tribal legend because its fruit is believed to have aphrodisiac properties, and so, features in local fertility rites. The marula tree is also known as “The Marriage Tree” and tribal weddings take place beneath its branches to this day. AmarulaÂ Irish Cream is a cream liqueur from South Africa. It is made with sugar, cream and the fruit of the African marula tree (Sclerocarya birrea) which is also locally called the Elephant tree or the Marriage Tree. It has an alcohol content of 17% by volume. It has had some success at international spirit ratings competitions, winning a gold medal at the 2006 San Francisco World Spirits Competition.