Caribbean Cobbler

Caribbean Cobbler
Servings: 6 Prep 20 mins Cook 25 mins Start to Finish 45 mins


  • 2 guavas and 2 apples, peeled, seeded and chopped
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon guava paste
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch dissolved in 2 tablespoons cold water
  • 1 cup fresh strawberries, halved
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon each: baking powder and cinnamon
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 1 egg
  • 3 tablespoons milk

Make It

1. Preheat oven to 400. Grease a 9-inch square baking dish.

2. In a saucepan, bring guavas, apples, sugar, water, juice and guava paste to a boil over medium heat. Reduce heat, cover and simmer for 5 minutes. Add cornstarch mixture, stirring until thick and bubbly. Fold in strawberries. Pour into prepared dish.

3. Mix flour, sugar, baking powder and cinnamon in a medium bowl. Cut in butter with a pastry blender until crumbly. Mix in egg and milk. Drop batter into 6 mounds on top of hot fruit. Bake at 400 for 25 minutes. Serve hot, dusted with powdered sugar, if desired.