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This recipe is lacking one important ingredient: 'truth in advertising' LOL

Following the recipe to the letter, I obtained two-and-a-half 500g jars of a very nice-tasting spread - bit it wasn't goiabada, as it did NOT jell!

A few days later my wife used guavas from our tree to try her own version, and she succeeded at once...

But then, she uses 3/4 parts sugar to 1 part of cooked fruit! I1 cup sugar to 2 lb raw fruit gets you a nice, pureed spread...

Cheers,

LMH ( who ate goiabada from a tin in Rio in the mid-1950s)

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carioca_02 June 23, 2012
Goiabada (Guava Marmalade)