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Easy Guava Cake

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“Brings back memories of being stationed back in Hawaii.”
READY IN:
55mins
SERVES:
12
YIELD:
1 cake
UNITS:
Metric

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Grease and flour round cake pans. Bake cake according to package directions, substituting guava juice for the water. Allow to cool completely.
  2. Meanwhile, in a mixing bowl, beat cream cheese with hand mixer until fluffy. Add sugar and vanilla and beat until completely mixed and smooth. Slowly fold in the Cool Whip, combined well. Refrigerate until ready to use.
  3. In a medium sauce pan, bring the 2 cups guava juice and sugar to a boil.
  4. Make a paste out of the cornstarch and a small amount of water. Remove guava juice from heat and stir in the cornstarch mixture. Return to heat and bring back to a boil for one minute. Allow this to cool completely.
  5. To assemble cooled cake:
  6. Thickly ice the cake with all of the cream cheese mixture. Glaze the top of the cake with guava gel. Refrigerate until ready to serve.

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