Pineapple Boats

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“This is a beautiful and delicious Hawaiian type of dessert! Its creative and tasty too!!”
READY IN:
1hr 10mins
SERVES:
4
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 4 pineapple
  • 1 can canned fruit or 2 cups fresh fruit (peaches, strawberries, pears, etc.)
  • egg white
  • sugar
  • ice cream, as required
  • coconut, freshly grated or desiccated or fresh cream, as required
  • slivered almonds
  • slivered almonds

Directions

  1. Take 4 pineapples and cut each in half, lengthwise making sure that equal stalk and leaves remain in either half.
  2. Scoop out centers, leaving only a thin wall inside skins.
  3. Dice the scooped out pineapple.
  4. Add a tin of canned fruit or fres fruits.
  5. Mix fruits liberally with coconut and silvered almonds or pieces of other nuts.
  6. Pile this mixture of fruits and nuts into the pineapple boats.
  7. Cover with thick slices of left-over sponge cake.
  8. Top with a meringue made from egg whites and sugar.
  9. Bake in a moderate oven till meringue is crisp and a beautiful rich golden colour.
  10. Serve with ice cream or fresh cream!

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