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Caramelized Pineapple

  • servings: 4




  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 pineapple, peeled, cored, and sliced into 8 wedges
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 2 tablespoons water or dark rum (optional)
  • Vanilla ice cream or frozen yogurt, for serving (optional)


  1. Step 1

    Heat butter in a large nonstick skillet over high heat. Place pineapple in a large bowl. Add sugar, and toss to coat. Place in hot pan. Cook, turning once and shaking pan often, until golden brown, 10 to 15 minutes. Remove pineapple.

  2. Step 2

    If necessary, stir water or rum into pan to thin sauce, and heat briefly; drizzle over pineapple. Serve with ice cream if desired.