Guava Jam

READY IN: 1hr 45mins
Recipe by mollypaul

Cooking time approximate. From the Southern chapter of the United States Regional Cookbook, Culinary Arts Institute of Chicago, 1947. While this recipe is written in an old-fashioned way, it is perfectly safe if processed using modern methods. If you are unfamiliar with these techniques, please go to for the current information.

Top Review by anerys

This recipe is great and the best part of it, is that it is so easy to make. At the moment (May2012) my tree is full of guava and every morning and pick the ripe ones from the grass. I have ran out of ideas of what to make with guavas so I decided to try this is a picture of the results...enjoy


  1. Boil sugar and water until it spins a thread (238F).
  2. Halve guavas and remove pits; cook in a little water until soft enough to put through a sieve.
  3. Strain and add to syrup.
  4. Cook until thick.
  5. Pour into hot sterilized jars and seal.

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