Pineapple-Brown Sugar Topping

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Pineapple-Brown Sugar Topping

Pineapple-Brown Sugar Topping

Top vanilla ice cream or frozen yogurt with this tropical-fruit sauce. Use it with Nut Praline Topping to create a sumptuous banana split

Serves 16

Prep Time 15 min

Total Time 30 min.


  • 1/3 cup pineapple juice
  • 2 teaspoons cornstarch
  • 2 cups diced fresh pineapple, (about 1/2 large pineapple)
  • 1/2 cup orange juice
  • 1/4 cup packed light brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon unsalted butter
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Cooking Directions

Step 1

Combine pineapple juice and cornstarch in a heavy medium saucepan; whisk until smooth. Cook, whisking, over medium-high heat until the mixture thickens, about 2 minutes. Stir in pineapple, orange juice, brown sugar and butter. Bring to a boil and cook, stirring gently, for 1 minute more. Remove from heat. Stir in vanilla. Let cool for 15 minutes. Serve warm.