Warm Pineapple Sundaes with Rum Sauce

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 25 min.


2 servings

Updated: Mar. 12, 2023
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
Warm Pineapple Sundaes with Rum Sauce Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 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, crushed


  1. Preheat oven to 425°. 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, until pineapple is lightly browned and sauce is bubbly, 8-10 minutes. Place ice cream in 2 dessert dishes; top with pineapple and sauce. Sprinkle with crushed cookies. Serve immediately.

Nutrition Facts

1 serving: 536 calories, 16g fat (10g saturated fat), 49mg cholesterol, 221mg sodium, 95g carbohydrate (78g sugars, 2g fiber), 4g protein.