nola Posted 27 Jun 2005 , 3:30pm
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Has anyone had success making homemade pineapple filling?
The stuff in my local store looks old & horrible.

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BigEasyCakes Posted 29 Jun 2005 , 11:16pm
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Try this out... Take a large can of crushed pineapple and drain it in a colander for a long time. Add pinapple juice to the drained liquid to make 1 1/2 cups. In a saucepan, combine the liquid, 3/4 cup of sugar, and 4 tbls. of cornstarch. Heat till thick constantly stiring. Remove and cool completly then add the pineapple to it. icon_smile.gif

nola Posted 30 Jun 2005 , 12:12pm
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Thanks for the tip! thumbs_up.gif

tcrema Posted 30 Jun 2005 , 12:18pm
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That sounds sooooooooo yummy!!!

cakeladyofga Posted 30 Jun 2005 , 2:44pm
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I was wondering... can you freeze this filling?

BigEasyCakes Posted 30 Jun 2005 , 4:32pm
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I haven't tried to freeze filling. I don't see why it couldn't be done. Better yet, take the leftover and put it the food processor till smooth, then use it as an ice cream topping or a fruit dip.

klsunny Posted 5 Jul 2005 , 2:31am
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Not sure if you're interested in trying this but I've mixed crushed (and drained) pineapple in with a little bit of buttercream and used that for the filling on several cakes and it always gets rave reviews. Its a pretty easy thing to do and tastes great!

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