Ananas A La Creme (Cream-Filled Pineapple) Recipe

Step 1

Start heating oven to 425 F. Cut off top of 1 large ripe pineapple. With knife and spoon, cut out pineapple meat from inside, leaving 1/2"-thick shell.

Step 2

From pineapple meat, cut off core; then cut into thin slices; in saucepan, simmer with 1/4 cup granulated sugar 5 min. Drain well.

Step 3

Now, into pineapple shell, spoon Creme Patissiere* and drained pineapple in layers, until shell is filled, ending with Creme Patissiere. Toss 2 tablesp. macaroon crumbs with 2 teasp. melted butter or margarine; sprinkle over top. (Save any leftover creme and fruit for next day's lunch. )

Step 4

Bake pineapple 25 min. or until golden. Serve hot. Makes 4 servings.

Things You'll Need

  • 2c Milk
  • 1/2c Granulated sugar
  • 1/3c Flour
  • 1/8ts Salt
  • 5 Egg yolks, beaten
  • 1/4ts Vanilla extract

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