Star anise-poached guavas

Star anise-poached guavas

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  • 4
  • Easy
  • Fat conscious Health conscious
  • 5 minutes


  • 6 ripe guavas
  • Water
  • 3 T light brown sugar
  • 4 *whole star anise
  • 1 cinnamon stick

Cooking Instructions

Peel and halve ripe guavas, place in a saucepan and just cover with water. Add light brown sugar,* whole star anise and cinnamon stick and simmer gently over a medium to high heat for 5 minutes, or until tender. Remove from the heat and allow to cool. Serve with custard or thick Greek yoghurt.

Abigail Donnelly Recipe by: Abigail Donnelly
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