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Guava Chiffon Cake Tutorial
Guava Chiffon Cake Tutorial: Glazing the Cake (Part4)

Guava Chiffon Cake Tutorial: Glazing the Cake (Part4)

Place guava nectar concentrate into a small saucepan, and add the cornstarch. Whisk cornstarch into the nectar concentrate until there are no lumps. Cook over medium high heat, whisking frequently until thickened and bubbling. Allow to cook another minute. Pour into a shallow bowl and cool to room temperature (~20-25 minutes). Cover with plastic wrap...
Guava Chiffon Cake Tutorial: Filling and Frosting the Cake (Part3)

Guava Chiffon Cake Tutorial: Filling and Frosting the Cake (Part3)

Use a butter knife to loosen the cake from the pan edges if necessary. Invert onto your cake platter, peel off the parchment paper, and split the cake into two layers. Insert a flexible cutting board between the two layers and lift off the top layer, inverting it cut side up onto another flexible cutting...
Guava Chiffon Cake Tutorial: Making the Cake (Part 2)

Guava Chiffon Cake Tutorial: Making the Cake (Part 2)

Start by separating the eggs. Refer to the Chantilly Cake tutorial (Part 2) here. Next whip the egg whites. Refer to the Chantilly Cake tutorial (Part 3) here. Place the whipped egg whites into a large mixing bowl, pushing them to one side of the bowl. In a separate bowl, whisk together the flour, 3/4...
Guava Chiffon Cake

Guava Chiffon Cake

Guava Chiffon Cake is┬áthe Queen of all Hawaiian Chiffon Cakes. This is the cake that everyone immediately falls in love with. Light and creamy, sweet yet tart– it is simply exquisite. The best Guava Chiffon Cake always came from Dee Lite Bakery, which is now part of the Saint-Germain Bakery company in Hawaii. We’ve celebrated...