Guava Cake

Guava Cake…

Guava Cake by whatscookingwithruthie.com

Have you ever had this delicious Guava Cake ?   I tasted it a couple of years ago at a neighborhood gathering and I loved it!  I wanted to get the recipe back then but I spaced it until… my friend brought this cake to Bunco last week and I fell in love all over again!  Thanks to Rachel for sharing this delicious recipe :)
Guava Cake...
 
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Recipe type: Dessert
Serves: 18
Ingredients
  • 1 pkg Yellow Cake Mix or Strawberry Cake Mix (photo used strawberry)
  • 1⅓ C Guava juice
  • 3 Eggs
  • ⅓ C Vegetable oil
  • 1 (8 oz) neufatchel cream cheese, softened
  • ⅓ C Sugar 1 tsp Vanilla
  • 1 (12oz) Cool Whip, thawed
  • 2 C Guava juice
  • ½ C Sugar
  • ¼ C Cornstarch
Instructions
  1. Bake cake according to package directions, substituting guava juice for water.
  2. In a medium mixing bowl, beat cream cheese with hand mixer until fluffy.
  3. Add sugar and vanilla and beat in.
  4. Slowly fold in the Cool Whip and refrigerate until ready to use.
  5. In a medium sauce pan, bring the 2 cups guava juice and sugar to a boil.
  6. Make a paste out of the cornstarch and a small amount of water.
  7. Remove guava juice from heat and stir in the cornstarch mixture.
  8. Return to heat and bring back to a boil and boil for one minute.
  9. Cool in refrigerator.
  10. To assemble cooled cake:
  11. Thickly ice the cake with all of the cream cheese mixture.
  12. Glaze the top of the cake with guava gel.
  13. Refrigerate until ready to serve.

* adapted from Polynesian Kitchen

 

Guava Cake by whatscookingwithruthie.com

How fun is this Guava Cake for Valentines Day?  All pink and everything… isn’t it just perfect! Enjoy :)

Happy Thursday!

Love,

Ruthie

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  1. January 19, 2013

    What a great looking cake!
    I’m super curious about the taste as I’ve never eaten Guava cake



  2. January 19, 2013
    Kristy

    Grew up in Hawaii and I absolutely love guava!! Can’t wait to try this recipe out. Thank you! :)



    • January 19, 2013
      Ruth

      You’ll absolutely LOVE this cake… hmmm, mmm. Fabulous! Thanks for the fun comment and for stopping by- come back again soon! xoxo~ Ruthie



  3. January 26, 2013

    Yummy! I have never had guava before, but it looks delish!



    • January 26, 2013
      Ruth

      You’ll be so thrilled with this cake… fabulous! Thanks for the fun comment and stop by again soon! xoxo~ Ruthie



  4. February 12, 2013

    What a fun cake! I’m hosting a Cream Cheese themed link party this week for Iron Chef Mom and I’d love it if you linked up this recipe! http://growingupgabel.com/iron-chef-mom-cream-cheese-battle/



    • February 13, 2013
      Ruth

      Hi Camille… I will be right over :) Come share at my party on Saturday’s too!! xoxo~ Ruthie