Pineapple With Kirsch Syrup

READY IN: 20mins
Recipe by Dreamer in Ontario

Tested Till Perfect by Canadian Living. Here's a delicious twist on the Swiss tradition of serving pineapple and kirsch at the end of a meal to aid digestion. Serve with steaming hot tea.

Top Review by Elmotoo

This is certainly very easy. The syrup was very alcoholy. Maybe I should have boiled it longer? I did use canned pineapple. I used juice instead of water in the syrup. When it was still strong after cooking, I added more juice. We liked it. My younger dd (12) LOVED it. I served it with whipped cream, lol. I think it would be a good ice cream topping. Made for Veggie Swap 3/13.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In small saucepan, bring sugar, kirsch and 2 tbsp water to boil over medium-high heat, swirling to dissolve sugar.
  2. Let cool. (You may make-ahead and refrigerate in airtight container for up to 2 days.).
  3. Cut pineapple into bite-size pieces and place in large glass bowl. (Make-ahead: Cover and refrigerate for up to 24 hours; drain.)
  4. Add half of the syrup and toss.
  5. Divide among dessert dishes; pass remaining syrup.

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