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Guava in Coconut Cream

Guava in Coconut Cream is a delicious snack or dessert you'll love year round. Creamy and refreshing with fruit and sago pearls, it's sure to be a family favorite!
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Dessert, Snack
Cuisine: Filipino
Keyword: guava in coconut cream
Servings: 4 Servings
Calories: 502kcal
Author: Lalaine Manalo


  • 1 can (13.5 ounces) coconut milk
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 cups guavas, peeled, seeded, and sliced
  • 1/2 cup cooked mini sago
  • 1/2 cup coconut cream


  • In a pot over medium heat, combine coconut milk, sugar, and salt. Bring to a simmer, stirring regularly until sugar and salt are dissolved.
  • Add guava and stir to distribute. Cover, lower heat, and cook for about 3 to 5 minutes or until softened.
  • Add sago pearls and continue to cook until heated through and sauce is slightly thickened.
  • Remove from heat and ladle into serving bowls. Drizzle with coconut cream, if desired. Serve warm or cold.


Calories: 502kcal | Carbohydrates: 56g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 31g | Saturated Fat: 27g | Sodium: 331mg | Potassium: 651mg | Fiber: 6g | Sugar: 32g | Vitamin A: 515IU | Vitamin C: 190.8mg | Calcium: 35mg | Iron: 4.1mg