Guava Cake

Guava Cake


"This is a unique old-fashioned recipe using guava pulp and guava nectar to make a spice cake."


servings 373 cals
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Original recipe yields 14 servings



  • Calories:
  • 373 kcal
  • 19%
  • Fat:
  • 15 g
  • 23%
  • Carbs:
  • 55.8g
  • 18%
  • Protein:
  • 4.8 g
  • 10%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 88 mg
  • 29%
  • Sodium:
  • 227 mg
  • 9%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease and flour one 13x9 inch 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 at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 30-35 minutes.
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  1. 18 Ratings


It came out absolutely perfect! If you increase the guava paste by 1/4 cup and the baking soda by 1/4 tsp it will be super moist.

My mother and I made this guava cake recently in Hawaii, where you'll find that most guava cakes are light and spongey, with a natural tinge of guava-pink. This particular recipe yielded a moist...

born and raised in Hawaii, i am addicted to guava cake. i gave this recipe to a friend in Hawaii, it is so easy to make because guava's grow on every corner of the streets on the Big Island. it ...

This cake was so good! I used canned guava paste in place of fresh guavas. It turned out like a bread more than a cake. Will make again.

Really a lovely cake. I had so many compliments. I would suggest being very careful when getting the guava pulp--the seeds would make an uncomfortable finding in your cake! Overall, this was ...

I live in Africa and its guava season. Didnt know what to do with my ripe guavas so I googled guava recipes and it brought me to your site. The cake came out fluffy, sweet and guavalicious, I pu...

It was pretty good. If you are using fresh guava, make sure you get all the seeds out. It's annoying to bite into a seed. I made some frosting with guava nectar because the cake doesn't taste...

This cake was great! My guavas were not bursting ripe so they didn't have as much flavor and as a result the guava flavor was really light. It tasted very nutmeggy and clovey. I made a cream ...

A must try recipe...I made it using pink guava pulp that gave it a good flavor and colour...