Guava and Apple Dutch Pie

This pie came to me on a whim, I had left over guava paste and wanted to use it up. So I googled guava apple pie and found nothing, which always makes me giddy inside, because I love making new recipes. Let me put it to you this way, the pie smelled so delicious that I couldn’t wait to cut into it. This pie will change your life! It is an amalgam of flavors. I would of never thought of putting guava with apples, plus cardamon, but somehow it works! Put this in your rotation for the holidays, your family will love you for it, I’m already getting requests to make it again. So lets get started!

First things first make your dough, you can use my Skellington hand pie recipe or whatever pie dough recipe you like.

Now we are going to add the Guava paste over low heat with 2 tablespoons of water until it melts. Then let it cool while you are chopping your apples.

Peel and chop your apples, I like to use granny smith apples because everything is so sweet that you need that bit of tartness in the apples to balance all of the sweetness and add to your bowl, then add brown sugar, white sugar, salt, cinnamon and cardamom. Mix until combined and then set aside.

Lets make our crumble topping for the dutch pie, add the butter, cream cheese, flour, white sugar and brown sugar. I used my hands to really make the topping crumbly, it should resemble peas.

You are going to roll out your dough and place it in your pie pan, I decided not to crimp the edges, but instead crimp the crust with the tines of your fork. The streusel is the star of the show here.

Add the apples to the dough including any left over cinnamon mixture over the apples.

Then distribute the melted guava paste over the apple mixture evenly.

Finally add the streusel topping over the apple and guava, completely covering the surface.

Bake in a 350 F for 50 minutes to an hour. Allow to cool completely before cutting into it, otherwise your slice will look like mine. It will fall apart but it will be, oh so tasty. Enjoy. Hasta la proxima!

Guava Apple Dutch Pie


Pie crust recipe or use your own

  • 6 granny smith apples peeled and cut into half moons
  • 1/2 c brown sugar
  • 1/4 c white sugar
  • 2 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp cardomom
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 7 oz guava paste diced
  • 2 TBS water

Streusel topping

  • 1 c flour
  • 1/2 c brown sugar
  • 4 oz cream cheese diced
  • 4 tbs diced unsalted butter
  • 1/4 c white sugar


  1. Begin by making your pie dough, you could use this recipe or use your favorite pie crust recipe. Refrigerate dough while you put your other ingredients together.
  2. In a small pot over low heat add your diced guava paste and 2 tablespoons of water. Cook until all of the guava has melted, set aside.
  3. Peel and cut your apples into half moon shapes, in a bowl add your apples, brown sugar, white sugar, cinnamon, cardamom and salt. Mix until combined and set aside.
  4.  To make the streusel add the flour, diced butter, diced cream cheese, brown sugar and white sugar. Mix with your hands until it resembles a small crumb about the size of a pea.
  5. Roll out your dough and place in your pie pan, you could either crimp the edges or do what I did and use the tines of your fork.
  6. Add you apple mixture to the pie dough including any juices, then drizzle the melted guava over the apples. Finally place the streusel topping over the apple and guava.
  7. Bake in a 350 F oven for 50 to 60 minutes. Let cool and serve. However I love mine warm and I wouldn’t get mad if you added a scoop of vanilla ice cream on top.

One Comment Add yours

  1. mistimaan says:

    Nice recipe


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