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Pineapple Filling

Learn how to make this super yummy pineapple filling with just 5 ingredients. Includes options for fresh pineapple and canned pineapple.
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Course: Dessert
Cuisine: Asian
Keyword: Pineapple Filling
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 40 minutes
Yield: 275 g
Author: Priya Maha

Ingredients

Pineapple Filling with Fresh Pineapple

  • 275 g pineapple (approximately one small fruit)
  • 60 ml water
  • 100 g brown sugar
  • 2 tsp lemon juice
  • ½ tbsp cornstarch (mix with 1 tbsp water)

Pineapple Filling with Canned Pineapple

  • 275 g canned pineapple (approximately one can of pineapple with the syrup drained)
  • 60 ml pineapple syrup (from the canned pineapple)
  • 100 g brown sugar
  • 2 tsp lemon juice
  • ½ tbsp cornstarch (mix with 1 tbsp water)

Instructions

Pineapple Filling with Fresh Pineapple

  • Peel and cut the pineapple into cubes.
  • Place the cubes in a food processor. Add water and process the pineapple into a smooth paste.
  • Transfer into a medium-sized pot.
  • Add lemon juice, followed by sugar.
  • Cook the filling over low heat, stirring constantly.
  • Once it has thickened slightly, add the cornstarch (mixed with water). Mix well.
  • Continue to cook until the filling thickens further.
  • Remove from heat and let it cool completely before using.
  • Keep the filling refrigerated if not used.

Pineapple Filling with Canned Pineapple

  • Drain the canned fruits.
  • Place them in a food processor and add the syrup (keep to the amount indicated above). Process the fruits until smooth.
  • Transfer the processed pineapple into a medium-sized pan. Add lemon juice and sugar.
  • Turn on the heat to low and cook until the mixture thickens slightly.
  • Add the cornstarch (mixed with water) and mix well.
  • Continue to cook over low heat until the filling reaches the desired consistency.
  • Remove from heat and let it cool completely before using.
  • Keep the pineapple filling refrigerated if not used.

Nutrition

Calories: 2.2kcal | Carbohydrates: 0.6g | Protein: 0.1g | Fat: 0.1g | Saturated Fat: 0.1g | Sodium: 0.1mg | Potassium: 2mg | Fiber: 0.1g | Sugar: 0.5g | Vitamin A: 0.5IU | Vitamin C: 0.1mg | Calcium: 0.5mg | Iron: 0.1mg
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