Homemade Pineapple Topping Recipe

Try this delicious topping over pound cake or vanilla ice cream.

Homemade Pineapple Topping Recipe

How To Make Homemade Pineapple Topping

A little bit sweet and a little bit sour brown sugar pineapple dessert

Prep: 5 mins
Cook: 20 mins
Total: 25 mins


  • 3 cups pineapple, fresh, diced
  • ½ cup pineapple juice, firmly packed
  • ½ cup orange juice
  • 2 tsp cornstarch
  • ¼ cup granulated sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 tbsp unsalted butter
  • ¼ tsp salt

To Serve:

  • ice cream


  1. In a saucepot, combine cornstarch and both juices. Whisk until dissolved and thickened over medium heat.

  2. Reduce to low heat. Add the rest of the ingredients. Whisk until evenly incorporated and sugar has dissolved completely.

  3. Simmer until thickened and slightly reduced roughly 15 minutes. Cool down completely until ready for use.

  4. You have several uses for this topping. While warm, it can be served alongside pancakes, crepes, or even waffles. Once cooled down, it can be served on top of ice cream or cakes.


  • Sugar: 15g
  • :
  • Calcium: 12mg
  • Calories: 86kcal
  • Carbohydrates: 18g
  • Cholesterol: 4mg
  • Fat: 2g
  • Fiber: 1g
  • Iron: 1mg
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 1g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g
  • Potassium: 119mg
  • Protein: 1g
  • Saturated Fat: 1g
  • Sodium: 74mg
  • Trans Fat: 1g
  • Vitamin A: 111IU
  • Vitamin C: 39mg
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