Pineapple puree is easy and quick to make and has varied uses in cooking. To make pineapple puree, peel, core and chop fresh pineapple into medium chunks. Toss with sugar and cook until fruit is soft and sugar is just starting to caramelize. Puree in a food processor until smooth. Chill and preserve it in a sterilized bottle for further use. Also, small chunks of pineapple fruit can be added to puree. Making at home has the added benefits as one is sure about the freshness of the pineapple and also the sugar content can be adjusted as per one's choice.
How to Select
Though readily available commercially of various brands. One can make it easily make it at home with fresh pineapple.
" Grind the ice in a food processor until it has the consistency of shaved ice. Divide the ice among eight 12-ounce glasses. Fill with pineapple puree and Soda. Serve immediately, with straws and long spoons.
" Add the pineapple puree to the coconut milk mixture and whisk until blended.
" The sweetness of pineapple and the buttery taste of the pastry make a divine
combination in these lusciously moist and melt-in-the-mouth tarts.
" Pineapple puree added to Cakes makes the cake is soft, sweet and yummy. Super delicious with a tangy note, this classic cake is surprisingly easy to make!
" It is also a great baby food for toddlers.
" Pineapple puree can be topped on desserts or cookies or to your bowl of cereals.
" Pureed pineapple however is an instant ingredient to all kinds of cocktails, Mocktails or any recipie.
How to Store
It is best stored in refrigerator for a week or two if made at home. Whereas the purchased one can be stored till the expiry.
" Pineapple puree contains the enzyme bromelain. Bromelain is a natural digestive enzyme that also has anti-inflammatory properties.
" Pineapple puree has the same benefits as that of pineapple.