Feijoa Cake with Cream Cheese Icing

Recipe submitted by t-rex on May 2nd, 2011

Try this recipe once and you'll be making it again and again!

Prep time:   15 minutes
Cook time:   40 minutes
Servings:   1 cake

Ingredients:
1 cup Feijoas (mashed)
1 ¼ cups White Sugar
75g Butter
2 Eggs
½ cup Milk
1 ts Vanilla Essence
2 cups Plain White Flour
1ts Baking Soda
1 ts Baking Powder
½ ts Salt

Cream Cheese Icing
¼ cup Cream Cheese
2 Tbs Butter
1 cup Icing Sugar
½ ts Lemon Rind (grated)
1 ts Lemon Juice

Directions:
In the food processor combine, feijoas, sugar, butter, eggs, milk and vanilla essence. Process until smooth.
In a separate bowl combine, flour, baking soda, baking powder, and salt. Mix well.
Fold in wet mix.
Transfer in to well greased 20cm cake tin.
Bake 40 minutes at 180°C.

Combine all icing ingedients and mix well.
Spread generously over cake once cool.

Average Rating:   (13 votes)

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    • Anjila posted on April 3rd, 2019
      Overall Rating: 10.0 / 10

      I come back to this cake recipe year after year during Feijoa season. Feijoas are my absolute favourite, and between this and feijoa cheesecake, life is bliss ????

    • lois posted on April 21st, 2018
      Overall Rating: 10.0 / 10

      This cake was amazing, wet ingredients mixed in my trusty bullet, and folded the dry ingredients and the cake was so super moist, my tamariki were wanting me to make another one. The other thing I liked is it wasnt too sweet. Quick easy and moorish will be a family favorite thats sure.

    • Lave posted on May 12th, 2017
      Overall Rating: 10.0 / 10

      Super easy and very moreish. Great for kids and oldies that arent too keen on sweet desserts.
      I cut the sugar and add the equivalent or just a little more of feijoas and it still works out delicious.
      The best!

    • Joey posted on April 8th, 2015
      Overall Rating: 9.0 / 10

      Delicious cake! Easy to make and VERY more-ish! Yum!

    • Coral Clark posted on April 8th, 2014
      Overall Rating: 9.0 / 10

      Very easy, and everyone loves it. Cream cheese icing just makes it even better.

    • Sandy Bishop posted on August 7th, 2013
      Overall Rating: 10.0 / 10

      What a beautiful Feijoa cake, I had some Feijoa's that was left out of my freezer and yes I made the cake just awesome...my compliments to the writer of this awesome Feijoa Cake, many thank for the recipe.
      Cheers Sandy

    • Marie Scott posted on April 27th, 2013
      Overall Rating: 10.0 / 10

      This Feijoa cake is HEAVEN, light and delish. Will be bragging about it for days. May have to sneak over to the neigbours feijoa tree to grab some more fruit. You must try it.

    • holidayLOVER posted on April 9th, 2013
      Overall Rating: 10.0 / 10

      Around this time of year the feijoas are ready and so yummy, then there's more and more and MORE...soon there are so many you don't know what to do with them.
      Here's a tip I got from my mother-in-law for storing your excess feijoas. The idea is to freeze them, but it you simmer them over a low heat for about 30 minutes, when the feijoas freeze they won't turn all brown and nasty looking. You'll then have feijoa cake all year round.

      Scoop out the feijoas and place in a pot. Add a little water, I use about 1/4 of a cup for about 4 cups of feijoas. Bring to the boil, then turn down the heat immediately. Simmer 30 minutes. Once cool, bag up the feijoas using a measuring cup (so you have just the right amount for this recipe :)

    • Kelly posted on April 8th, 2013
      Overall Rating: 10.0 / 10

      Perfection is right. This recipe is the best, hands down! Start freezing those little green gems!

    • holidayLOVER posted on June 12th, 2012
      Overall Rating: 10.0 / 10

      This recipe is AMAZING! I made 15 cupcakes with the mix. The flavour is simply more-ish. The icing is also very, very good. TRY THIS RECIPE!

    • Gemma posted on May 24th, 2012
      Overall Rating: 8.0 / 10

      I have never had a feijoa cake before but tried this recipe and loved it, this cake certainly didn't last long and I will definitely use it again. Thank you.

    • Jan Gelston posted on May 9th, 2012
      Overall Rating: 9.0 / 10

      I use this recipe heaps - the only addition I do is 1/2 -1 tsp of cinnamon - great for work morning teas - it always just disappears!

    • Funkyme posted on May 19th, 2011
      Overall Rating: 8.0 / 10

      Im not a big fan of Feijoas but after doing this recipe i found the taste to be very nice the cream cheese icing settled down the flavor of the Feijoa and it was fantastic !
      very moreish, flavors fantastic
      Thanks for the recipe
      Pete