Fresh Homemade Pineapple Sauce over ice cream

Fresh Homemade Pineapple Sauce

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  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 10 minutes
  • Total Time: 15 minutes
  • Yield: 2 cups 1x
  • Category: Condiment
  • Method: Stovetop
  • Cuisine: American


Thick and chunky Fresh Homemade Pineapple Sauce is a tasty tropical topper for your next ice cream sundae or pound cake. Great on biscuits too!



  • 2 cups fresh pineapple, chopped
  • 1/4 cup light brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 cup corn syrup
  • 1/4 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice


  1. To the bowl of a food processor, add the pineapple and pulse to lightly puree, still leaving some larger chunks. Set aside.
  2. In a medium saucepan, combine the sugar, cornstarch and salt.
  3. Stir in the corn syrup and the pineapple.
  4. Over medium heat, bring to a boil while gently stirring constantly. Stir until mixture thickens, about 2 – 3 minutes.
  5. Stir in the vanilla and remove the saucepan from the heat.
  6. Stir in the lemon juice. Set aside to cool slightly.
  7. Serve warm or store in the refrigerator in a tightly covered container for up to 7 days.

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