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Breakfast Guava Bread

This tropical and fruity Breakfast Guava Bread doubles as breakfast or dessert! It's moist, light, and delicious, and perfect for guava newbies.

Course Breakfast, Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword guava bread, guava cake, guava recipe
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 20 minutes
Servings 12 servings
Calories 456 kcal


  • 2 cups all purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 1/2 cups butter softened
  • 1 cups brown sugar
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/4 teaspoon coconut extract
  • 1 1/2 cups finely chopped guava peeled, seeds removed
  • 1 cup powdered sugar sifted
  • 3-4 tablespoons heavy cream
  • 1/2 cup coconut flakes toasted


  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees
  2. In a medium bowl, whisk together flour, baking powder and cinnamon. Set aside
  3. In a large bowl, cream together butter and brown sugar until fluffy
  4. Add eggs, one at a time, mixing well between each addition. Mix in extracts

  5. Turn the mixer to low and gradually add in the flour mixture until well combined
  6. Fold in chopped guava
  7. Pour mixture into a greased loaf pan and bake for 50-60 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.
  8. Cool in the pan for 15 minutes. Invert onto a wire rack and cool completely
  9. Whisk together powdered sugar and heavy cream, one tablespoon at a time, until desired glaze consistency is reached. Pour over cooled bread. Sprinkle with toasted coconut. 

Recipe Notes

While you can eat the whole guava, I chose to peel and remove the seed from my guavas before baking this bread solely for texture purposes. 

Nutrition Facts
Breakfast Guava Bread
Amount Per Serving (1 g)
Calories 456 Calories from Fat 252
% Daily Value*
Fat 28g43%
Saturated Fat 17g85%
Cholesterol 107mg36%
Sodium 227mg9%
Potassium 224mg6%
Carbohydrates 48g16%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 29g32%
Protein 4g8%
Vitamin A 950IU19%
Vitamin C 47.1mg57%
Calcium 63mg6%
Iron 1.5mg8%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.