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Chocolate Feijoa Cake

  • Author: Raymund
  • Prep Time: 25 mins
  • Cook Time: 1 hour
  • Total Time: 1 hour 25 mins
  • Yield: 8 1x
  • Category: Dessert
  • Cuisine: Kiwi


Chocolate Feijoa Cake, a magical combination of rich cocoa and feijoa pulp baked to perfection


  • 1 1/2 cups flour
  • 1/2 cup cocoa powder
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tbsp cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp nutmeg
  • 3/4 cup butter, softened
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 2 eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1 1/2 cups feijoa pulp, pureed
  • 1/2 cup sour cream


  1. Combine and butter and sugar in a mixing bowl and cream it using a hand mixer.
  2. Slowly add eggs while mixing, once incorporated set mixture aside.
  3. In a bowl sift together flour, cocoa powder, baking powder, baking soda, salt, cinnamon and nutmeg.
  4. Combine and stir feijoas to the creamed butter mixture.
  5. Gently fold and combine sifted flour mixture and sour cream until well incorporated.
  6. Place in a lightly greased 9 inch round spring form pan then bake in a 180C preheated oven for 50 minutes to an hour or until a toothpick inserted comes out clean.
  7. Let it cool then you can add any icing you want or just enjoy it on its own.