Total Time
1hr 10mins
Prep 20 mins
Cook 50 mins

Much better than good old momma's apple cake! This recipe happened when my cousin Jess happened to be sleeping over and we decided to make ourselves a tasty midnite snack. You "sweet tooth"s out there, be ready to get your tastebuds tickled!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Grease baking pan and preheat oven 180 C or 350 degrees F.
  2. Cream butter, sugar, and almond essence.
  3. Add eggs, one by one, followed by the guava pulp.
  4. Add the flour/baking powder mixture, little by little.
  5. When it's all in, beat on high speed for approximately a minute.
  6. Clean mixer.
  7. Fold in shredded guava using a spatula.
  8. Bake 45-55 minutes.
  9. Decorate when cool.
  10. To make topping, combine powdered sugar, almond extract, guava juice, and lime juicetill smooth.
  11. Glaze over cooled cake, then top with peanuts and coconut.


Most Helpful

@Zeph's - I don't think it was your fault. Mine did not rise, either. The flavor is pretty good and the density is not bothersome, but I'd like to try it again with some more leavening. I think it would be better if it had risen a little and were a bit lighter.

kfgantz March 15, 2011

Only two stars but probably only because I made it, its all my fault! Mine came out like a big cookie! It never did rise and I went over the recipe and discovered I never added the cooking oil. Could that have been the reason it didn't rise? When was I suppose to add it? I also substituded Splenda brown sugar. And I used the convection mode on my oven. My guava tree is producing the smallest guavas ever and it was alot of labor to deseed those little things. I didn't frost it but my hubby is still eating it anyway. It smelled great in the oven. I really flubbed this one so I probably won't make it again.

Zeph's Wife October 20, 2006

It's pretty good, at least that's what my dad said when I made it for him.. I can't stand guava-anything so I didn't really like it. If you like guava, you should probably try this recipe since it's a neat way of making guava into something other than a juice.

hippeastrum October 04, 2005

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