Poached guavas with custard

Poached guavas with custard

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  • 3 water
  • 500 g caster sugar
  • 1 t vanilla paste
  • 5 peppercorns
  • 4 guavas, halved
  • Custard, for serving

Cooking Instructions

Mix 3 cups water, 1 cup orange juice, 500 g caster sugar, 1 t vanilla paste and 5 peppercorns.

Simmer in a saucepan, stirring to dissolve the sugar, for 10 minutes. Add 8 guava halves and cook for 5–10 minutes.

Remove the guavas from the syrup and reduce the syrup until thick.

Pour over the guavas and serve with custard

Hannah Lewry Recipe by: Hannah Lewry
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    Retha vs
    August 13, 2022

    This was good..:)
    Maybe add the orange juice to your ingredients list?

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    Eugene Lebreton
    April 29, 2020

    one of my childhood favorites that I still enjoy. Eugene