Recipe: Roasted guavas with cinnamon sugar

By , 27 August 2020



Roasted guava recipe

Serve with Badsberg Muscadel 2008.

These roasted guavas are great for a weekend brunch. Best enjoyed with your favourite muesli and some plain yoghurt.


This recipe serves 4 people.

Roasted guava recipe ingredients

  • 4 guavas, washed and halved
  • 1 tsp (5ml) ground cinnamon
  • 1 tbsp (15ml) castor sugar
  • 2 tsp (10ml) butter
  • 1 cup (250ml) fat free plain yoghurt
  • zest of 1 orange
  • zest of 1 lemon
  • 1 cup (250ml) muesli
  • honey for serving

Cooking method

  1. Preheat oven to 180°C.
  2. Place halved guavas, flesh side up, on a baking tray and dust lightly with the cinnamon and sugar.
  3. Place a tiny knob of butter on each guava and roast in oven for 20-25 minutes or until soft and lightly caramelised. Remove from oven and set aside.
  4. Place the yoghurt into a glass bowl and add the orange and lemon zest. Add a squeeze of honey if needed.

Serve warm topped with a spoonful of muesli and a dollop of zesty yoghurt on the side.

Garnish with a swirl of honey and enjoy.

Wine pairing

This dish will pair well with a red muscadel or a tawny port.


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