Pineapple Boats

READY IN: 1hr 10mins
SERVES: 4
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 1
    can canned fruit or 2 cups fresh fruit (peaches, strawberries, pears, etc.)
  • egg white
  • ice cream, as required
  • coconut, freshly grated or desiccated or fresh cream, as required
  • slivered almonds
  • slivered almonds
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DIRECTIONS

  • Take 4 pineapples and cut each in half, lengthwise making sure that equal stalk and leaves remain in either half.
  • Scoop out centers, leaving only a thin wall inside skins.
  • Dice the scooped out pineapple.
  • Add a tin of canned fruit or fres fruits.
  • Mix fruits liberally with coconut and silvered almonds or pieces of other nuts.
  • Pile this mixture of fruits and nuts into the pineapple boats.
  • Cover with thick slices of left-over sponge cake.
  • Top with a meringue made from egg whites and sugar.
  • Bake in a moderate oven till meringue is crisp and a beautiful rich golden colour.
  • Serve with ice cream or fresh cream!
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