Plant Magazine of Botanical-online September 2017

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Guava "cascos confitados" recipe

GUAVA RECIPES

GUAVA "CASCOS CONFITADOS" RECIPE

Ingredients:

- 2 - 3kg. guava

- 1 - 1.5 kg. brown sugar. The sugar quantities depend on each person's palate. Some recipes add the same amount of sugar than guava.

- Lemon juice

- Water

- Spices optional: cinnamon, cardamom seeds and cloves.

Preparation:

- Clean guavas.

- Peel guavas carefully, trying to preserve their "helmet shape" (forma de cascos, hence the Spanish title)

- Cut the guavas in half and, with the help of a spoon, drain the fleshy inside (where the seeds) are and set aside. This pulp we can be used to make a shake or juice, but not for this recipe.

- Boil guava helmets and strain.

- Put them in a saucepan with sugar and water (to cover). Add the lemon juice, cinnamon, cardamom and spices to taste.

- Remove carefully to prevent fruit from sticking.

- Cook over medium heat for 30 minutes, or when the juice is with the desired texture.

- Serve as a dessert. In some regions, it is served with fresh cheese or cottage cheese.

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