Caramelised Pineapple Recipe with Caramel Rum

Rum caramel-roasted pineapple

  • serves 4
  • Easy

Looking for an easy entertaining dessert that still looks impressive? Check out this simple but super moreish caramelised pineapple. Topped with an indulgent caramel and a hint of booze makes this pineapple dessert more grown up


Try this rum-roasted pineapple dessert, then check out our pineapple upside-down cake, rum and pineapple upside-down puddings and rum cake.

*This recipe is gluten-free according to industry standards



  • pineapple 1 small, peeled and eyes removed
  • caster sugar 150g
  • butter 75g
  • double cream 100ml
  • rum 3 tbsp
  • vanilla ice cream to serve


  • Step 1

    Cut the pineapple into quarters lengthways, and cut out the core from each piece.

  • Step 2

    Put the sugar in a frying pan and heat gently, swirling the pan until it is dissolved. Turn up the heat and cook until the caramel is the colour of a rusty penny. Carefully add the butter and swirl until fully dissolved. Add the pineapple and cook for 10-15 minutes, turning, until softened and glazed.

  • Step 3

    Put the pineapple onto serving plates and add the double cream and rum to the pan. Heat together and spoon over the pineapple. Serve with vanilla ice cream.

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Nutritional Information

  • Kcals 496
  • Fat 29.1g
  • Saturates 18.1g
  • Carbs 50g
  • Sugars 50g
  • Fibre 2g
  • Protein 1g
  • Salt 0.3g