Guava Cupcakes

Guava is a tropical tree. Over centuries the fruit bark and leaves have been used as home remedy for gastrointestinal ailments, in particular, diarrhea.

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Ingredients

For 2 Serving(s)

  • 4 pcs Guava fruit, clean
  • 2 pcs Cinnamon sticks
  • 2 cups Water
  • to taste Habanero pepper dust
  • 3 teaspoon Instant coffee
  • 2 ounces Brown sugar
  • 12 pcs Queso fresco, squares cut (1x1x1 inches)
  • 12 Cupcake liners

Guava Cupcakes Directions

  • Combine the guava, cinnamon sticks and water together in a sauce pan. Bring to boil and simmer for 5 minutes.
  • Separate the fruit and cool in the refrigerator. Cut into 1/2 inch slices and remove seeds.
  • Combine liquid from sauce pan, instant coffee and brown sugar. Boil together until caramelized. Cool in the refrigerator.
  • Heat oven to 350ºF
  • Place cupcake liners on flat pan, and place one queso fresco square inside.
  • Warm in oven until gently melted (5 minutes approx).
  • Place slice of guava into the melted cheese. Cool.
  • At serving time add a teaspoon full of coffee caramel and gently sprinkle with habanero pepper dust.

Recipe notes

Guava is a tropical tree. Over centuries the fruit, bark, and leaves have been used as a home remedy for gastrointestinal ailments, in particular, diarrhea.

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