Refreshing Guava Cream Cheese Delight! Recipe

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REFRESHING GUAVA CREAM CHEESE DELIGHT!

Gale Medeiros-Costa

By
@galeandaaron

This is truly a refreshing dessert! The prep time noted is just an estimate. It is best if chilled for at least a few hours or even overnight but it can be hard to wait that long. I know I couldn't! Come enjoy the flavor of the islands!


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Serves:

A lot!

Prep:

2 Hr

Cook:

15 Min

Method:

Refrigerate/Freeze

Ingredients

FOR THE CRUST:

2 stick
butter or margerine
1 1/2 c
all purpose flour
1/2 c
nuts, chopped
3 Tbsp
confectioners' sugar

FOR THE FILLING:

2 pkg
cream cheese (8 oz each), room temperature
**4
tablespoons guava frozen concentrate (or other flavored concentrate) thawed at room temp.
1 1/2 c
confectioners sugar, sifted
2 c
whipping cream or 16 oz cool whip

FOR THE TOPPING:

**1
12 oz can quava frozen concentrate thawed (or other flavored concentrate), minus 4 tablespoons for the filling
2 Tbsp
cornstarch
1 1/2 c
water

Directions Step-By-Step

1
PREP/CRUST: Grease a 9x13" pan. Mix ingredients for the crust. Bake @ 300 degrees for 15-20 minutes until nice and golden. Cool completely.
2
FILLING: In a bowl combine cream cheese, 4 T. guava concentrate (thawed) and sifted confectioners sugar.
3
In another bowl, whip the cream if you're using heavy whipping cream and fold into cream cheese mixture. Spoon into cooled crust and chill for up to an hour.
4
TOPPING: Prepare topping by bringing guava concentrate to a boil on your stove top. Combine water and cornstarch and stir into guava concentrate. Simmer until thick and clear. Remove from heat source and COOL COMPLETELY.
Spread over cream cheese mixture, chill till set, at least a couple of hours.
5
Go ahead and slice, serve and enjoy a delightful dessert! I've made this with frozen passion orange as well as guava...really good! (posted 8.03.13)

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Other Desserts
Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: Hawaiian/Polynesian