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Pina Colada Cake slice

Pineapple Filling

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword Baking, dessert, filling, pineapple
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 12
Author Giselle Raymond, Culinary Curator


  1. Ingredients

    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.


Recipe Notes

This filling was used in the beautiful Pina Colada Cake!