Super delicious, easy, and fun to make. This air fryer Grilled Pineapple is a perfect dessert for any time. In addition, this kid-approved and crowd-pleasing grilled pineapple take very little time and just a few ingredients.
Grilled Pinapple as a Dessert-
Have you ever tried grilled pineapple?
If not, boy you are missing out on something really delicious. Fresh pineapple is a mixture of sweetness with a tart taste. I love fresh pineapple.
In salad or curries, however, this grilled one is my favourite.
Grilling pineapple brings out the natural sweetness of this fruit. They are rustic and awesomely delicious.
Benefits of Eating Pineapple-
There are several health benefits of eating pineapple. They are good for your immunity and overall digestive system. They have plenty of fibres present, so eating them helps you with getting full and satisfied for a long time.
Which Type of Pineapple to Choose-
This recipe of air fryer Grilled Pineapple works best with just-ripe pineapple. Make sure that you choose a light golden pineapple and not an overly ripe one.
Canned Pineapple also works in this recipe. You can choose to skip/use less sugar in that case because it already contains sugar. You can cut/buy them in your desired shapes.
Ingredients to Make Air Fryer Grilled Pineapple-
Only three ingredients are needed for this delicious dessert:
Fresh whole ripe Pineapple/Canned Pineapple
How to Make Air Fryer Grilled Pineapple-
If you are using fresh pineapple, you need to peel, core and slice them. It's fun to do that, however, if you find that tedious you can buy canned ones.
Preheat the air fryer. Top the pineapple slices with brown sugar and cinnamon powder. Make sure you are not using too much cinnamon powder since it can be really strong to use.
Once the air fryer is hot, place the pineapple pieces in one layer and cook them till they look caramelized and yummy. It took me around 12 -13 minutes and I turned them around after 6 minutes. You may take a little bit longer or shorter.
Tips for Doing it Perfectly-
Make sure your air fryer is preheated. Do not overcrowd the basket, as it's really important. If you are using fresh pineapple, make sure you are cutting them into the same size and thickness.
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Air Fryer Grilled Pineapple
- 10-12 Pineapple Rounds
- ⅓ Cup Brown Sugar
- 1.5 Tsp Cinnamon Powder
- Preheat the air fryer to 375 F.
- Mix cinnamon powder with brown sugar and sprinkle on the pineapple slices.
- Arrange pineapple slices in the air fryer basket. Do not over-crowd the basket.
- Cook for around 6 minutes on each side on the air fryer setting. Your time can vary depending on the air fryer and the thickness of the pineapple pieces.
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