Spiced glazed pineapple with cinnamon fromage frais

Spiced glazed pineapple with cinnamon fromage frais

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(20 ratings)

Prep: 10 mins Cook: 10 mins


Serves 4
Try this tropical treat when you want to end a meal on a sweet note without too much effort or too many calories

Nutrition and extra info


  • kcal159
  • fat3g
  • saturates1g
  • carbs31g
  • sugars30g
  • fibre2g
  • protein5g
  • salt0.1g
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  • zest and juice 1 lime



    The same shape, but smaller than…

  • 2 tbsp clear honey
  • 2 pinches ground cinnamon
  • few gratings whole nutmeg



    One of the most useful of spices for both sweet and savoury

  • 2 tsp icing sugar, sifted
  • 200g very low-fat fromage frais
  • 2 tsp butter



    Butter is a dairy product made from separating whole milk or cream into fat and…

  • 1 fresh pineapple, cut into 8 long wedges, skin and core removed



    With its tuft of spiky, dusty green leaves and cross-hatched, golden orange skin, the pineapple…


  1. Mix the lime juice and half the lime zest with 1 tbsp honey, a pinch of cinnamon and nutmeg. Set this sauce aside. Stir the icing sugar and a pinch of cinnamon into the fromage frais.

  2. Heat the butter and remaining honey in a non-stick frying pan until melted. Add the pineapple and cook over a high heat for 8 mins, turning regularly until caramelised. Pour in the spiced lime sauce and bubble for a few secs, tossing the pineapple to glaze in the sauce.

  3. Serve immediately, sprinkled with the remaining lime zest and accompanied by a dollop of the cinnamon fromage frais

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12th Feb, 2017
Excellent dessert, used creme fraiche instead and served with mini biscuits for a crunch and it was superb. Will definitely be making again and again.
10th Mar, 2014
This is really good. My daughter is allergic to various foods, so I even fried it in soya margarine and used golden syrup instead of the honey and it was still good. We served it with ice cream and "Swedish Glace" dairy free ice cream for my daughter.
Cooking Freak
8th Feb, 2014
This recipe is a good way of using up left over pineapple, I made this for myself and husband and we thoroughly enjoyed it. I'm now making it tonight for a family get together, a few are counting the calories so I think this is ideal.
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30th Jul, 2013
I have never eaten warm pineapple and though it always looked good on cooking programmes, i could never bring myself to do it and neither was i the biggest pineapple lover either but a diet forced my hand. This was lovely! I now have an addiction to pineapple which is fine by me, better than chocolate any day.
19th Jul, 2013
Perfect pudding for summer, bit sweet but hits the spot perfectly otherwise
4th Aug, 2012
Deceptively easy to make - my parents thought I slaved away! My dad, who is practically allergic to healthy foods, really enjoyed this. In my eyes, this is the best recipe ever. Low in fat and calories, woo hoo!
30th Apr, 2012
This is fantastic! It tastes really special and you don't feel at all like you're eating a virtuous, healthy pud. I cut my pineapple into chunks and served it on a platter as part of a dessert buffet, which worked well.
15th Apr, 2012
So yummy! I substituted the yoghurt for vanilla ice cream and drizzled the leftover caramelised honey over. Really satisfied my sweet tooth!
2nd Aug, 2011
I have now made this 3 times when we have had friends for lunch and each time it has gone down really well and I've been asked for the recipe. First time I'd forgotten to buy some fromage frais and we all agreed it didn't really need it so didn't bother to get any next twice and still of same opinion. Interestingly first time when I cut into it I was a bit worried that the pineapple was too ripe but in fact it worked best with that one as there was the lovely contrast between the sweet fruit and the slightly sharp sauce. I still can't quite believe that anything so quick and easy to prepare can taste so good and be so low in calories. This has got to be my best find on the site so far!
22nd Mar, 2011
Amazingly easy to do & was delicious. Will try it will rum next time!


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