Spiced Guava Cake

Spiced Guava Cake


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About this recipe: A deliciously tropical cake, which is made with fresh guavas. The cake is moist, packed full of flavour and everyone will love it. Enjoy thickly sliced for afternoon tea.


Makes: 1 23x13cm cake

  • 400g caster sugar
  • 225g butter
  • 4 eggs
  • 165g guava pulp
  • 125ml guava juice
  • 400g plain flour
  • 4 tablespoons cornflour
  • 1 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1 1/4 teaspoons bicarbonate of soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon

Prep:20min  ›  Cook:30min  ›  Ready in:50min 

  1. Preheat oven to 180 C / Gas 4. Grease and flour one 23x13cm loaf tin.
  2. Sieve together flour, cornflour, nutmeg, bicarbonate of 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 tin.
  5. Bake at 180 C / Gas 4 for 30-35 minutes.

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