Spicy Pineapple — delicious dessert recipes
Pineapple prepared for this recipe can be completely independent dessert. Slow longing in syrup, saturated with the smell of cinnamon and star anise, softens pineapple, retaining its shape. It is said that after a hearty dinner, pineapple relieves heaviness in the stomach — and I have repeatedly convinced of this, when my friends and I completed the summer evenings at the barbecue roasted pineapple.
In this recipe, as we see, it is also present cinnamon — pineapple with her very friendly — as well as star anise, also known as star anise. These little stars not only look stylish (which is already a lot), but also to inform pineapple thin, unearthly aroma of spices. In general, unusual, tasty and healthy — what more could you want dessert?
Complexity — Low
Preparation time: 20 minutes + 1 hour
Ingredients for 2 servings:
- 400 g pulp of pineapple
- 100 ml water
- Sugar — 100 g
- 1 cinnamon stick
- 1 star anise
When choosing a pineapple for this recipe, make sure that it will not have «wooden» core, which will spoil everything. I understand, do it in a store or on the market can be quite difficult, so it is best to choose a pineapple weighing around 1 kg. Peel it, cut a piece of arbitrary shape (I liked a box) and the rest can eat, use in another recipe or put aside for later.
Pour the water into a small saucepan, add sugar, cinnamon and star anise, put on a small fire and cook, stirring occasionally, for 15 minutes. During this time the sugar is completely dissolved and the syrup sated aromas of cinnamon and star anise, so it will only drain.
Elozhite pineapple with syrup in the bag with zip-Locke, dip in a bowl of water, leaving the water only the upper part of the package, to squeeze out excess air. Close, and then immerse the bag in a pot of water heated to 165 the F, and put it in the oven, preheated to 175 F: «extra» 40 degrees allotted to heat loss. Finally, you can, without further ado, protomai pineapple in syrup in a saucepan over medium heat, will still not bad.
Ready pineapple need to cool and cut into portions. Serve pineapple or just pour the syrup, garnish with sand crumb scoop of ice cream or a spoonful of yogurt, mint leaves, dried berries — in any case, will be delicious.
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