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Easy frozen pineapple whip recipe

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When your part of the world is having an exceptional hot summer, sometimes the best thing you can do to cool off is mix up a batch of a frozen dessert that is quick and easy to make. This frozen pineapple whip recipe is my version of the famous Dole pineapple whip served at both Disney amusement parks and the Dole Plantation in Hawaii.

Around here it's quite the favourite with the neighbourhood kids.



How to slice a fresh pineapple

It's easy to prepare a pineapple for recipes with a few simple steps, no special equipment necessary. For those who have never had fresh pineapple, do try it. When it's fresh, it is so much better than canned pineapple in that heavy syrup. I would recommend doing the prep work on a cutting board with a grooved edge to catch the inevitable juice runoff.

  1. Grab the pineapple leaves firmly in one hand and twist hard to remove from the pineapple.
  2. Turn the pineapple on its side. Slice off the top and bottom.
  3. Place your pineapple on one of the cut ends. With a large chef's knife, carefully slice down through the pineapple to peel off the brown skin. Pare out the "eyes" of the pineapple.
  4. Cut the rest into slices.
  5. Use a small circular cookie cutter to remove the core from each slice.

How long does cut pineapple stay fresh?

A day or two if stored in a sealed container in the refrigerator. If you can't eat a whole pineapple before it goes off, freeze the extras for later. This helpful to remember when the market has a special on fresh pineapples.

Frozen pineapple whip

Prep time: 20 min
Freeze time: 1 hour

Ingredients

Instructions for frozen pineapple whip

In your blender, puree the pineapple together with lime juice, lemon juice, and agave syrup until smooth. This makes your pineapple puree.

In a separate bowl, whip cream until you have firm peaks. Gently fold the pineapple puree into the whipped cream until just mixed.

Freeze for one hour, then serve.

Servings: 12.

Variations and suggestions

For a party I would suggest freezing this in individual dessert cups or ramekins for ease of serving.

If you need to make this recipe even more quickly due to unexpected guests on a hot day, start with frozen pineapple puree. This can be substituted in the recipe for the pineapple and agave syrup. Thaw the puree just enough to mix it with the lemon and lime juices, then proceed as instructed.

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