Bahamian Guava Duff

READY IN: 2hrs 15mins
SERVES: 12-15




  • Peel and core guavas. Rub cores through sieve to obtain some of the pulp, and mix with cut up guavas. Add sugar to taste.
  • Beat butter, Crisco with sugar, then beat in egg yokes.
  • Sieve flour, baking powder and salt and fold into butter/egg mixture. Add vanilla.
  • Divide dough in 3 balls. Refrigerate 1/2 hour until firm.
  • Spread out each of the balls on a piece of foil; cover with Guava. Starting at one end, fold into roll.
  • Cover with foil, place in baking bag and seal. Boil 1 hour in large pot with hot water. Slice and serve warn with Sauce.
  • FOR SAUCE: Beat egg whites in dish until foamy. Cream butter and sugar in a separate dish until sugar has dissolved. Gradually add egg whites and vanilla and continue beating till smooth. Add to top of warn Guava Duff when serving.