Cuban Cascos De Guayaba Recipe Video

Guava has to be the number one fruit for Cubans.One of the best ways to have it is with cream cheese. This particular dessert is actually good for you, it is fruit and low-fat cream cheese that’s it, nothing else. It is also one of the fastest desserts you will ever make.


Difficulty LevelEasyHealth IndexAverage
VegetarianMain Ingredient,
Interest Group


 Cascos de guayaba1 Can (10 oz) (Guava Shells)
 Low fat cream cheese8 Ounce (1 Package)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 224 Calories from Fat 5

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 0.57 g0.87%

Saturated Fat 0.37 g1.8%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 6.8 mg2.3%

Sodium 412.1 mg17.2%

Total Carbohydrates 44 g14.7%

Dietary Fiber 2.8 g11.2%

Sugars 36.8 g

Protein 9 g18.8%

Vitamin A 7.6% Vitamin C 11.7%

Calcium 19.9% Iron 2.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Remove the guava from can and drain in a colander. Set syrup aside.
Spoon 1-teaspoon of cream cheese into each guava shell. Drizzle with the left over syrup, just a little and enjoy.
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Editors Review

The Cubans love their guavas and knows how to eat them too! Here is a Cuban dish that pairs well with almost all dish. Juan Montalvo whips up low-fat cream cheese and tops the guavas with it that indeed makes for a quick and easy dessert recipe any day.