Pineapple Prize

Preparation info
  • Serves


    • Difficulty


Appears in
Sweet Dreams

By Josceline Dimbleby

Published 1985

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Cooking fresh pineapple brings out a wonderfully intense flavour. Here the syrupy pineapple pieces are wrapped in brandied cream and topped with black grapes.


  • 1 medium-size pineapple
  • juice of 2 lemons, strained
  • ½ pint (


Twist the leaves off the pineapple. Cut it across in rings and then cut the peel off. Cut the rings into small pieces, discarding the hard core. Put the pineapple pieces into a saucepan with the juice of 1 lemon and the water. Bring to the boil, cover the pan and simmer for 20 minutes. Then add the demerara sugar and the juice of the second lemon. Bring to the boil again in the uncovered pan an