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Torta de Quesito con Bocadillo

Torta de Quesito con Bocadillo (Colombian Fresh Cheese and Guava Paste Cake)

Erica Dinho
5 from 16 votes
Course Dessert
Cuisine Colombian
Servings 6 servings


  • 6 tablespoons butter soften
  • ½ cup of sugar
  • 2 eggs at room temperature
  • ½ teaspoon of vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon of baking powder
  • ¼ teaspoon of ground cinnamon
  • ¼ cup of cornstarch
  • ½ cup of all purpose flour
  • ¼ cup of whole milk
  • 2 ½ cups Colombian quesito or queso fresco
  • 1 ½ cups of bocadillo or guava paste diced


  • Preheat the oven to 350ºF. Butter cake pan and line it with parchment paper. Sift together the flour, cornstarch, ground cinnamon and baking powder and set aside.
  • In a bowl using an electric mixer, beat the butter and sugar on medium speed, scraping down the sides of the bowl, until light and fluffy, 3 to 4 minutes.
  • Add the eggs, vanilla, milk, cheese and beat until smooth and blended, about 1 minute more. Reduce the speed to low and add the flour mixture until smooth. Transfer half of the batter to the prepared pan.
  • Place the guava paste pieces over the batter, spreading it evenly.Top with the remaining batter and bake for about 30 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.
Keyword torta de queso y bocadillo
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