Pineapple with mint sugar is an easy and delicious little summer dish. We use it as both a dessert, a quick snack, or as part of a tasty tapas spread, or as a sweet addition to a brunch table. Read on to get the easy recipe.
Easy Pineapple Dessert with Mint
This little dish is perfect as a summer dessert, a quick snack, or a sweet treat on a breakfast table.
For dessert, it can be served with a dollop of vanilla custard, vanilla ice cream, or whipped cream if desired.
It is advisable to prepare the dish a few hours before serving; it benefits from standing and marinating in the refrigerator, which gives the pineapple a wonderful flavor.
Pineapple with mint sugar is also always on the table as a dessert for brunch. It’s such a refreshing bite-sized treat that you always have room for, even after eggs, bacon, and sausages.
It’s also a little snack that our children love, and if there’s any left after the evening’s dessert, they can easily take it in a small container for their packed lunch.
Pineapple – A good ripe pineapple, but not overly ripe.
Cane sugar – Regular cane sugar gives the best result. If you don’t have cane sugar, you can use regular white sugar as a substitute if necessary.
Mint – Fresh mint. You can buy it at the supermarket or grow it in your garden.
How to make pineapple with mint sugar?
It’s really easy to make this little dish. Finely chop the mint and mix it with the cane sugar. Then cut the pineapple into small cubes, mix everything together, and refrigerate for at least one hour.
After that, the pineapple is ready to be served. You can serve it in a large bowl or in small individual glasses.
Find the full recipe further down this page.
Frequently asked questions
Once you’ve cut the pineapple, store it in the refrigerator. Take it out half an hour before eating so it’s not too cold.
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Tips and tricks for the recipe
- Prepare the dish a few hours before serving so it can marinate in the refrigerator. It’s fine to eat it an hour after making it, but 2-3 hours is even better.
- Serve as is for a fresh dessert or snack.
- Serve it on top of yogurt for breakfast.
- Serve as a dessert with vanilla ice cream, custard, or whipped cream. Optionally, top it with some chopped dark chocolate for an extra delicious touch.
Do you love fruity desserts?Try our recipe for Plum trifle or Danish strawberry pudding (jordbærgrød)
Recipe for Mint Pineapple Dessert
Here’s our super easy recipe for a delicious pineapple dessert. It’s not only really easy to make but also tastes fresh and light. It’s great as a little summer dessert after a delicious barbecue on the terrace or as a finishing touch to a lovely brunch.
We hope you feel like trying the recipe. At our home, it’s a little treat that both children and adults love to eat.
Pineapple with mint sugar
- 1 pineapple
- 1 bunch mint
- 3 tbsp cane sugar or regular sugar
Start by cutting the pineapple into 1-2 cm cubes.1 pineapple
Finely chop the mint and mix it with the cane sugar. Combine the pineapple and mint sugar in a bowl, and refrigerate for at least one hour, preferably longer.1 bunch mint, 3 tbsp cane sugar
- It can be served in small individual glasses as a delicious summer dessert or as a finishing touch at brunch.
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