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5 from 3 votes

Poached Guavas

Ginger adds a nice warm note to the guavas, which need very little attention to make.
Course: Dessert
Author: An original recipe from Lavender and Lime


  • 350 g fructose
  • 600 mls water
  • 2.5 cm fresh root ginger thickly sliced
  • 9 guavas trimmed and cut in half


  • Place the fructose and the water into a large pot
  • Place onto a medium heat and stir until the sugar dissolves
  • Add the ginger and the guavas
  • Cover with a cartouche
  • Leave to simmer for 30 minutes
  • Place the guavas into sterilized glass jars
  • Top with the sugar syrup and add the ginger
  • Seal once cool and refrigerate and use as needed