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Slow Cooked Pineapple

Slow Cooker

Pineapples seem to appear on the reduced shelf in the supermarket quite often, this is what I do with them. It freezes well or keeps in the fridge for several days, so if there are several going cheap I buy them all. This is based on a recipe originally found on




4 hours

2 to 3 servings


  • 1 pineapple

  • 1 or 2 cinnamon sticks

  • 1 to 2 inch piece of fresh ginger root

  • 100g brown sugar


  1. Peel, skin and core the pineapple, chop the flesh into cubes of about 2cm

  2. Peel and grate or finely chop the ginger

  3. Add everything to the slow cooker and mix

  4. Cover and cook on high for 4 hours or until the pineapple is tender 

  5. Serve warm with ice cream

Tip: Add some lime and fresh coriander leaves to serve with pork, gammon or chicken.

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