Guava Croissant Cheesecake

If you live in South Florida, you must have tried the fabulous Cream Cheese Guava pastelitos that are a staple in the Cuban bakeries but can be found all over the place.

So with that said, I decided to give those pastelitos a little twist and turn them into a delectable easy to make Croissant Cheesecake.

Here is what you will need:

Place the cream cheese in a bowl and leave it there until its soft enough to whip (if you are impatient as I am, you can microwave it for 30 seconds). Add the 1 cup of sugar and using an electric beater, beat away until its nice and creamy.

Heat the oven to 350 Deg F

Grab a baking tray and place a sheet of parchment paper, roll out the first can of crescent dinner tolls and join the seams and  you will end up with a nice rectangle.

Evenly spread 3/4 of the jar of guava jelly on the pastryIMG_2263

Gently place the whipped cream cheese on top and and spread evenly



Then open the other can, spread it out on a flat surface, join all the seams and place on top to seal the deal 🙂


Melt the 1/2 stick of butter and pour on top and then sprinkle the 1/4 cup of sugar

Place in preheated oven for 30 minutes


You can serve it warm with a nice dollop of vanilla ice cream, or you can place it in the fridge overnight, cut into squares or strips of desired size and serve it cold as a lovely afternoon tea snack.


Enjoy 🙂

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Walking Dead Sweet Treats…..

Of course I had to make some sweet treats for tonight, not only is it Sunday Night, but it’s a “Walking Dead” is back Sunday Night!

I had some leftover egg whites from yesterday’s Hollandaise sauce so I decided to make some Almond flavored Meringues!

  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 2 egg whites
  • 1 teaspoon cornstarch
  • 1/2 teaspoon of almond extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon distilled white vinegar

Whip up the egg whites till they form peaks, add the sugar, cornstarch, almond extract and vinegar and whip some more.


Place on parchment paper and bake in the over at 275 deg F for 30 minutes.


I also had some bananas that needed rescuing so they quickly became Banana Breads.



And for the finale, I made some Dulce de Leche Cheesecake……oh yeah, heavenly or what!

Ingredients for my cheesecake were:

For the crust


  • 2 cups of graham cookies
  • 3 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted

For the filling


  • 2 8 ounce packages cream cheese, at room temperature
  • 3 tablespoons flour
  • 2 large eggs plus 1 large egg yolk
  • 1 cup of Dulce de Leche or other caramel sauce
  • Boiling water, for baking


For the topping

  • 1 cup of Dulce De Leche spread on top of the cheesecake as soon as you take it out of the oven.