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Warm Pineapple Sundaes with Rum Sauce Recipe

Warm Pineapple Sundaes with Rum Sauce Recipe

Pineapple, rum and sugar have a longstanding and flavorful relationship that takes on new meaning when you add ginger and butter and turn up the heat. —Jamie Miller, Maple Grove, Minnesota
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min. YIELD:2 servings


  • 4 fresh pineapple spears (about 8 ounces)
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons dark rum
  • 3/4 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 4 teaspoons butter, cut into small pieces
  • 2 scoops vanilla ice cream or low-fat frozen yogurt
  • 4 gingersnap cookies


  • 1. Place pineapple in 1-qt. baking dish. In a small bowl, combine the brown sugar, rum and ginger; spoon over pineapple. Dot with butter.
  • 2. Bake, uncovered, at 425° for 8-10 minutes or until pineapple is lightly browned and sauce is bubbly. Place ice cream in two dessert dishes; top with pineapple and sauce. Serve immediately with cookies. Yield: 2 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving equals 536 calories, 16 g fat (10 g saturated fat), 49 mg cholesterol, 221 mg sodium, 95 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 4 g protein.