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Baked pineapple with cream cheese, pineapple cherries and mint

Baked pineapple with cream cheese, pineapple cherries and mint

Bring a tropical smile to the table – our recipe for Crispy pineapple with Cream Cheese, pineapple cherry and mint is an homage to warm summer memories. The sweet, crunchy pineapple paired with rich cream cheese and fresh fruits and herbs is the perfect delighter for the minds and palates at your table.

1 hr 4 servings
Sweet Cheesy

ingredients

  • ½ pineapple
  • ⅖ cup light syrup
  • Castello® Pineapple Halo Cream Cheese
  • 6 - 8 pineapple cherries
  • mint leaves

preparation

Cut the pineapple as thin as possible. You might want to use a mandolin or another kind of slicer. Cut away the edge of the pineapple. Now brush the slices with light syrup and put them on a baking sheet.

Bake/dry the pineapples between 30-45 minutes at 248 Fahrenheit (120 degrees Celsius). The baking time depends on the thickness so keep an eye on them. They may get a little color but the primary purpose for them is to dry.

Top the dried and crispy pineapple slices with a small amount of the Castello Pineapple Halo and half of a pineapple cherry. Decorate with a couple of mint leaves.