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

Nutirion Profile: Diabetes Appropriate Gluten Free Diet Healthy Weight Heart Healthy Low Calorie Low Carb Low Cholesterol Low Sat Fat Low Sodium

Serves Prep Time Total Time
16 15 min 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 Instruction

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.


  • Serving: Per 2-tablespoon serving
  • Calories: 33
  • Carbohydrates: 4g
  • Fat: 0g
  • Protein: 0g
  • Dietary Fiber: 0g
  • Saturated Fat: 0g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 0g
  • Cholesterol: 1mg
  • Potassium: 29mg
  • Sodium: 1mg
  • Exchanges: 1/2 other carbohydrate
  • Carbohydrate Servings: 1/2

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