2/3 cup granulated sugar
3 tbsp cornstarch
16oz crushed pineapple with juice
2/3 cup water
1/4 tsp vanilla extract
Combine the sugar and cornstarch in a large saucepan.
Stir in the pineapple including the juice and the water.
Cook over medium high heat stirring constantly until mixture thickens and comes to boil. It will take about 10 minutes.
Let boil for 1 1/2 minutes then remove from heat.
Stir in vanilla and set aside to cool.
Use to fill cakes or spoon over ice cream or poundcake.
This filling was used in the beautiful Pina Colada Cake!