Sweet Guava Shells with Cream Cheese and Guava Syrup

Cascos de Guava Dulce

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Appears in
A Taste of Cuba

By Cynthia Carris Alonso

Published 2018

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Guava Shells Poached in Simple Syrup

  • 12 mature and firm yellow guavas, peeled and halved
  • cups sugar


To make the guava shells, remove all seeds from the guava pieces. Combine the sugar and cinnamon sticks with 2 cups water in a saucepan. Bring to a boil, then lower the heat to simmer and add the guava. Poach over low heat for 15 minutes or until the guava is soft but not disintegrating. Remove the fru