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Guava Pound Cake

Guava pound cake is a type of cake made with guava fruit and pound cake batter. Pound cake is a traditional cake that originated in Europe in the 18th century. It is typically made with a pound each of flour, sugar, butter, and eggs. Guava is a tropical fruit that is commonly found in Latin America, the Caribbean, and parts of Asia.

  • Total Time: 40 minutes


  • 1/2 pound (2 sticks) butter
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1 cup guava paste, melted
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 6 large eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla


  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees F.
  2. In a large mixing bowl, cream the butter and sugar together.
  3. Add the guava paste, sour cream and mix until incorporated.
  4. Sift the baking soda and flour together.
  5. Add to the creamed mixture alternating with eggs, beating each egg 1 at a time.
  6. Add the vanilla and pour the mixture into a greased and floured 10-inch tube pan.
  7. Bake for 1 hour 20 minutes.
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 30 minutes


  • Calories: 510 kcal
  • Sugar: 70 g
  • Sodium: 134 mg
  • Saturated Fat: 9 g
  • Carbohydrates: 88 g
  • Fiber: 15 g
  • Protein: 9 g
  • Cholesterol: 46 mg