Guava Pancacakes


Guava is a tropical fruit that tastes sweet and delcious. In Puerto Rico we use a lot guava paste or guava jelly. It is a food that you will always find at local handcrafts activities. Guava is usually combined with fried cheese or cream cheese as an appetizeror dessert. Local restaurants usually have guava cheesecake or flan. It is common to have guava sauce in many restaruants. They may use it to cook some source of proteins, salads and salsas.


These Guava Pancakes have a perfect smooth texture. They are sweet and are an amazing breakfast with a tropical taste. If you would like to have something Puerto Rican, I recommend you to try these sweeties.


Ingredients:                                                                                                                                                                 yield: 1 person

1/4cup whole wheat flour     2tsp brwon sugar      1/4tsp bakng powder    a pinch of salt, nutmeg and cinnamon   1/4 guava puree


Toppings:  1/3 cup greek yogurt      a drizzle of honey    

Optional: nut butter, favorite fruit, guava pieces, guava salsa, guava syrup


Procedure:                                                                                                                                                                   First, you must take one guava and cutit in half. Then, remove the pepitas in he center. Cut the guava in small pieces and blend with water.


 Now, in a bowl mix all of the ingredients for the guava pancakea and dissolve with the guava puree and mix with water if necessary untilpancakes consistency. Turn on a pan and spray coconut oil. With the stove top on medium heat, pour an amount of the batter and flip when bubbles appear and cook on more minute. Transfer the pancakes to the serving dish as your wish and add the toppings.


Nutritional facts without the toppings: .5g fat       33.5g carnohydrates       4g protein WP_20150601_004WP_20150601_011

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