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Monday, April 26, 2010

Guava Cake

Recipe by: (mod by J in blue)

Prep Time: 45 min
Cook Time: 30min
Serving Size: 8

Tools: 9" x 13" baking dish, mixer, pot, shrink wrap


1 pkg Yellow Cake Mix or Strawberry Cake Mix
1 1/3 cups guava juice
3 eggs
1/3 cup vegetable oil

1 8-ounce pkg cream cheese, softened
1/3 cup sugar
1 tsp Vanilla
1 small pkg Cool Whip, thawed

Guava Gel:
2 cups guava juice
1/2 cup sugar
1/4 cup cornstarch


  1. Bake cake according to package directions, substituting guava juice for water.
  1. In a medium mixing bowl, beat cream cheese with hand mixer until fluffy.
  2. Add sugar and vanilla and beat in.
  3. Mix in 1/3 of the Cool Whip.
  4. Slowly fold in the rest of the Cool Whip 1/3 at a time.
  5. Refrigerate until ready to use.
Guava Gel:
  1. In a medium sauce pan, bring the 2 cups guava juice and sugar to a boil.
  2. Make a paste out of the cornstarch and a small amount of water.
  3. Remove guava juice from heat and stir in the cornstarch mixture.
  4. Return to heat and bring back to a boil and boil for one minute.
  5. Cool in refrigerator.
  1. To assemble cooled cake, thickly ice the cake with all of the cream cheese mixture. You may layer it for steadier assembly.
  2. Glaze the top of the cake with guava gel.
  3. Refrigerate until ready to serve.


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