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fried pineapple served with whipped cream and maraschino cherries topped with toasted coconut

Cinnamon Fried Pineapple

Cinnamon Fried Pineapple is a sweet and delicious dish, made with brown sugar and warm spices, ready in less than 10 minutes.
Course Appetizer, Side Dish, Snack
Cuisine American
Keyword Cinnamon Fried Pineapple
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 270kcal
Author Catalina Castravet


  • 1 fresh and ripe pineapple cut into twelve wedges
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 3 tablespoons water


  • toasted coconut
  • ice cream
  • whipped cream
  • maraschino cherries


  • Add pineapple wedges, brown sugar, cinnamon, and nutmeg into a large Ziploc bag and gently toss until well coated.
  • Place a large pan over medium-high heat and melt the butte.
  • Immediately add the pineapple mixture and water.
  • Cook over for about 8 to 10 minutes or until pineapple is tender, flipping it occasionally.
  • Cool slightly and serve warm as a side dish or dessert topped with toasted coconut, whipped cream, and cherries.



Calories: 270kcal | Carbohydrates: 57g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 2g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 15mg | Sodium: 56mg | Potassium: 287mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 49g | Vitamin A: 308IU | Vitamin C: 108mg | Calcium: 59mg | Iron: 1mg