Guava Cheesecake
 
 
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Recipe type: Desserts
Cuisine: Caribbean
Serves: 9
Ingredients
  • CRUMB CRUST:
  • 2 cups digestive biscuits, finely crushed
  • ½ cup butter, softened
  • ½ tsp. nutmeg
  • ½ tsp. cinnamon
  • FILLING:
  • 250 g (9 ounces) cream cheese
  • 15 ml (1 tbsp) gelatin
  • 1 can condensed milk (395 g)
  • 1 can Fruta guava juice (315 ml)
  • 8 slices guava cheese, chopped (Tricopilia brand)
  • Juice and rind of one lemon
Instructions
  1. Make a guava puree with the guava juice and guava cheese.
  2. Note: We used Fruta Guava Pineapple Juice Drink for the guava puree. Here’s how to make the guava puree Heat about 100 ml of the juice in a deep pot; add the guava cheese and stir until the mixture blends well. Add the remainder of the juice. Stir until mixture is somewhat thick and smooth. Remove and leave to cool.
  3. Crush or place the biscuit in a food processor to grind smoothly. Mix together with softened butter, cinnamon and nutmeg. Press the crushed biscuit into a mini baking dish.
  4. Add gelatin to lemon juice and dissolve by heating over hot water or in a microwave. Soften the cream cheese then add gelatin.
  5. Beat together the cream cheese, condensed milk, dissolved gelatin, and lemon rind. Add the guava puree and beat until smooth.
  6. Pour mixture into the pie crust and refrigerate for at least 12 hours. Finally, decorate top with whip cream and/ or fresh fruits or you can drizzle on some more guava puree to your liking.
Recipe by Simply Trini Cooking at https://www.simplytrinicooking.org/guava-cheesecake/