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Double Cream Chilli & Pineapple Compote

Double Cream Chilli & Pineapple Compote

Our recipe for Castello® Double Cream Chilli and Pineapple Compote on pumpernickel bread is the perfect midsummer snack. Laced with gentle sparks of red chilli, soft white cheese enjoys the company of homemade pineapple syrup with fresh chilli and vanilla. For this recipe, if you can't find pumpernickel bread, feel free to substitute with your favourite fruit loaf or sweet bread.

4 servings
Sweet Sweet Cream


  • 150 g Castello® Double Cream Chilli

Pineapple compote:

  • 350 g peeled pineapples cored and diced
  • 1 tsp freshly chopped chillies
  • beans from ½ vanilla pod
  • 350 g sugar


  • 50 g peeled fresh pineapples
  • 6 small round slices of pumpernickel bread


1. Add diced pineapple, chilli, vanilla beans and sugar into a saucepan.

2. Boil the mixture, uncovered, for about 30 minutes. Mash the pineapple pieces with a fork during cooking. Let it cool in the fridge until it thickens.

3. Cut the rest of the fresh pineapple into thin slices.

5. Cut the cheese into appropriate serving pieces and arrange it on a large serving plate with slices of fresh pineapple and pumpernickel bread. Drizzle over the pineapple compote. Enjoy!