Welcome to the world of one of nature’s most exquisite and unique treats- Guava Bread. Baked with a hint of tropical tang, this delicate and delectable pleasure is not just a treat- it’s an experience.

Originating in Mexico and Central America, this baked delicacy has traveled the world to become a favorite, made with guava paste, citrus, and spices, to create a scrumptious, sweet snack.



– 2 cups of all-purpose flour
– 1/4 teaspoon of sea salt
– 8 oz. of guava paste
– 1/4 cup of cold butter
– 2 tablespoons of warm water


– 1/2 teaspoon of lime zest
– 1 tablespoon of lime juice
– 1 teaspoon of ground cinnamon
– 1/4 cup of packed light brown sugar
– 1/4 cup of sliced almonds



1. Preheat the oven to 375F (190C/Gas Mark 5).
2. In a large bowl, combine the flour and salt.
3. Cut in the butter until the mixture resembles fine breadcrumbs.
4. Stir in the guava paste until it is evenly distributed.
5. Gradually add enough water to make a firm dough.
6. Knead on a lightly floured surface until smooth.
7. Cover and chill for 30 minutes.


1. Place the bread dough on a lightly floured surface and roll into a 10-inch (25 cm) circle.
2. Place on a greased baking sheet.
3. In a small bowl, combine the lime zest, lime juice, cinnamon, and sugar and mix well.
4. Spread the mixture over the dough.
5. Sprinkle with almonds.
6. Bake for 25 minutes or until golden brown.
7. Serve warm with a dollop of fresh cream or ice cream.

For a taste of something new, Guava Bread is the perfect snack. Rich with history, it’s the ideal accompaniment to an afternoon tea or a breakfast treat. Packed with citrus, this bread is a delightful burst of flavor tailor-made for a special occasion. It’s a delightfully surprising mix of sweet and savory perfect for every occasion.

If you’re looking for something more traditional, why not try making a Mexican sweet bread like Conchas or Rosca de Reyes? Whatever your preference, don’t forget to add a special touch of guava for a unique taste of its own.

So go ahead, try something new and add a little guava to your day. Bon Appétit!