Spiced Fresh Guava Cake

Spiced Fresh Guava Cake


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Fresh guavas are a treat not to be missed if you can get them. Try this old recipe for a delicious guava cake spiced with cinnamon and nutmeg.


Serves: 14 

  • 2 cups (440g) white sugar
  • 250g butter
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 cup guava pulp
  • 1/2 cup (125ml) guava nectar
  • 3 cups (357g) cake flour
  • 1 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1 1/4 teaspoons bicarb soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon

Preparation:20min  ›  Cook:35min  ›  Ready in:55min 

  1. Preheat oven to 180 degrees C. Grease and flour one 20x30cm pan.
  2. Sift together flour, nutmeg, soda, cinnamon and cloves.
  3. In another bowl mix together guava pulp and juice.
  4. In another bowl cream together butter and sugar. Add eggs one at a time. Add flour mixture and guava mixture alternately to creamed mixture. Pour batter into prepared pan.
  5. Bake for 30-35 minutes.

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