Guava Shells

If we talk about the traditional Cuban desserts, it is obvious that guava shells cannot be missing; they are very nice and easy to make.

Guava is a plentiful fruit in Cuba; reach in vitamin c and nutrients, so that its pulp can reduce the levels of LDL in the human organism.

Among its different benefits for health, we can refer to its great content of folic acid, a complex B vitamin, which is very essential, especially recommended to women in pregnant.

Moreover, it is make sweets guava and make us mad to taste delicious jelly, and the guava is essential because we can make several recipe, especially desserts.

That is why, this time, we propose you to make a recipe of guava shells syrup, fast and easy to make.

how to make guava shells

guava shells

Guava shells, a traditional Cuban dessert recipe, excellent for any season of the year.

  • Prep Time20 min
  • Cook Time20 min
  • Total Time40 min
  • Yieldrecipiente
  • Serving Size100
  • Energy125 cal
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  • 2 kg ripe guavas
  • ½ kg white sugar
  • Water
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We begin by peeling and cleaning the guavas by removing the skin, slice each guava in half and remove all the pulp and the seeds of the fruit with a teaspoon.


It is very important to preserve the mass of the fruit, the most complete as possible at the time of removing the center of the seeds and pulp.


Then, we put it in a medium or big pot in order to avoid throwing and we add water 2 fingers over the


We cook it over a high heat, untill it begins to boil, remove it and place, throwing the used water.


We place the shells into the pot again with the half of the measure of the sugar, and cook it for 10 minutes over half heat; stirring occasionally, to avoid it gets stick.


Once this time pass, we add the other potion of the sugar and we continue cooking and stirring until the sugar completely gets melt and get soft.


Remove from heat and let them to get cool at a room temperature before placing it into the fridge.


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This dessert may be eaten on its own or sided with cheese. The discarded pulp and seeds may be used to make an excellent guava juice. Just add water and sugar, blend well and strain.

  • Nutritions Facts

  • 8 servings per container
  • Serving Size100
  • Amount per serving
  • Calories125
  • % Daily Value*
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