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Mexican Guava and Plum Punch

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  • Prep 5 min
  • Total 60 min
  • Ingredients 5
  • Servings 8
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Mexican guava punch is really popular in many parts of the world. It’s usually prepared in winter and served at Posadas and over Christmas. Traditional punch has many fruits, but there are also other variations like this one. This Mexican guava and plum punch is sweet and comforting. It’s also simple to prepare. You can do it beforehand to allow the flavor to concentrate and then heat it up to drink it warm.
by Silvia Martinez
Updated Dec 19, 2016
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  • 1 lb fresh guavas
  • 7 oz. raisins
  • 2 large cinnamon sticks
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 9 cups water


  • 1
    Wash the guavas. Remove the stalk, cut them in half and place them at the bottom of a large pot.
  • 2
    Add the raisins, cinnamon, sugar, water and stir to dissolve the sugar. Cover the pot and put on high heat until it starts boiling. Stir continuously for the sugar to continue dissolving.
  • 3
    When it starts to boil, lower the temperature and boil softly for 20 minutes.
  • 4
    Remove from the heat and set aside, letting it settle for 15 more minutes. Serve hot.

Expert Tips

  • tip 1
    If you can’t find fresh guavas, you can use guava in syrup, but use 3/4 cup sugar instead.
  • tip 2
    Prepare it beforehand to let it settle longer. When serving, you can reheat it or serve it cold.

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