Pineapple Preserve

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Total Time:
45-60 minutes
Serves: 10
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Category: Festive Recipe
Technique: Stewed Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 2 - ripe pineapples.
  • 1 kg - sugar.
  • 4 sticks - cinnamon.
  • 8 - cloves.
  • 4 - bay leaves.

How to Make Pineapple Preserve

  • Remove the outer skin of the pineapples then dig out all the eyes and thorns.
  • Cut each pineapple into 8 slices.
  • Take a large pan and lay 4 slices of pineapple at the bottom.
  • Sprinkle a good quantity of sugar, one bay leaf, a few cloves and a piece of cinnamon over the slices.
  • Make 4 layers of the pineapple in this way, covering the uppermost layer with a larger quantity of sugar.
  • Cook on medium heat till the sugar melts.
  • Lower heat, then simmer till the pineapple slices are tender and change colour.
  • Remove the pineapple slices and keep aside.
  • Continue to boil the syrup till thick.
  • Return the pineapple slices to the syrup and simmer till the syrup is very thick.
  • Cool and store in the refrigerator and use when required.