Caramelized Pineapple (Ananas Caramelizado)

Vicki Butts (lazyme)


Ananas Caramelizado, or Caramelized Pineapples, are a very popular and a traditional treat in islands of the Azores in Portugal where it has been made and enjoyed for many generations. Pineapples in the Azores are famous for having unbelievable flavor and sweetness. This simple but delicious combination of ingredients give the pineapples a nice but subtle added flavor and truly enhances the wonderful texture and taste of the pineapple.

From Easy Portuguese Recipes. Servings and times are estimated as none were given.


★★★★★ 2 votes

10 Min
15 Min
Stove Top


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whole pineapple, sliced
1/2 c
3 Tbsp
1 Tbsp
cinnamon powder, to taste

How to Make Caramelized Pineapple (Ananas Caramelizado)


  • 1Melt the butter in saucepan at low heat.
  • 2Add the sliced pineapple and sugar.
  • 3Add the rum and let it flambe. Stir the contents together well.
  • 4Once the pineapple reaches a golden color of caramelization, it is done.
  • 5Place the pineapple into a serving dish and cover with cinnamon powder to taste. Serve while hot.

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About Caramelized Pineapple (Ananas Caramelizado)

Course/Dish: Fruit Desserts
Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: Portugese
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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