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Braided Guava Pastelito Recipe (with Video)


Discover our Braided Guava Pastelito Recipe, a International recipe perfect as a main course recipe. Download the Flavrs app for 1000+ free food videos and recipes!

Serving size

Prep 20min | Cook 22min


Puff Pastry
- 1 puff pastry sheet
- 2 oz Cream cheese
- guava paste
- Maria cookie spread
- Maria cookie crumbs
- egg wash
- 1 tbsp Brown sugar
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Preparation of Puff Pastry
1. Thaw the puff pastry sheet and preheat oven to 400°F.
2. Lay the pastry sheet flat over a cutting board and spread cream cheese in the center.
3. Top with guava slices, Maria cookie spread, and Maria cookie crumbs.
4. Make diagonal cuts along the sides of the filling.
5. Remove the corner pieces.
6. Fold the top pastry flap over the filling and begin to braid the pastry by placing the pieces on top alternating from left to right.
7. Before weaving the bottom pieces, make sure to fold the bottom flap first.
8. Cover in egg wash using a brush.
9. Sprinkle brown sugar on top.
Baking and Serving
1. Place on a tray lined with parchment paper and bake for 22 minutes or until golden brown.
2. Enjoy!

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