Friday, March 27, 2015

How to Make a Delicious Pineapple Dessert Pie

Pineapple Dessert Pie
When it comes to making home made dessert pies, you don't have to slave for hours making a recipe that is difficult and time consuming. This particular recipe was given to me 25 years ago by my grandmother and to this day, it is one of our favourites to make.

You can purchase two pre-made pie shells or make your own pie crust using your favourite recipe. Once the pie has completely cooled to room temperature, you will want to store it in the refrigerator.

When it comes to serving it, I recommend vanilla ice cream, vanilla yoghurt or some whipped topping. If desired, you can place a few fresh cherries on top of your chosen topping right before serving.

Pineapple Pie Recipe

  • 3/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 3 tablespoons quick cooking tapioca
  • 1/4 teaspoon table salt
  • 4 cups fresh pineapple, chopped into pieces
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  • 2 unbaked pastry shells
  • 1 tablespoon butter or margarine
Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

In a small mixing bowl, combine the granulated sugar, tapioca and table salt. In a large mixing bowl, combine the chopped pineapple pieces and lemon juice. Gently stir the sugar mixture into the pineapple mixture to combine all ingredients together. Let this mixture stand at room temperature for approximately 15 minutes.

Pour mixture into an unbaked pastry shell and dot the top with butter or margarine. Use the second pastry shell to make a top crust, seal the edges with a tad of water if necessary.

Bake in a preheated 350 degree oven for 35 minutes or until done. Cool pie to room temperature and then refrigerate.

About the Author:
Shelly Hill has been working from home since 1989 and is a Manager with Tupperware. Shelly enjoys cooking and baking for her family and friends and trying out new recipes. You can visit Shelly online at or at for additional free recipes and cooking tips.

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