Brazo Gitano de Guayaba

Guava Jelly Roll

Preparation info
  • Serves

    6 to 8

    • Difficulty


Appears in
Eating Cuban

By Beverly Cox and Martin Jacobs

Published 2006

  • About


  • 17.5 ounces guava paste
  • 1 to 2 tablespoons fresh orange juice or lemon juice


Place the guava paste, orange juice, rum, and orange zest in a food processor with the plastic knife blade and pulse until pureed and spreadable.

Gently unroll the cooled cake. Evenly spread the guava mixture over the cake, leaving a 1-inch border around the edges uncovered. Carefully roll up t