This amazing smoked pineapple recipe is the perfect mixture of sweet and smoky. Mixing together the delicious taste of fresh pineapple with a slight smoky flavor gives for a tasty snack or side dish.
This recipe is so easy to make and tastes so delicious! Not only is this smoked fruit recipe healthy but it’s bursting with sweet flavor.
Amazing Smoked Pineapple
Did you know that pineapples are loaded with nutrients that our bodies need? They sure are, and I’m always looking for ways to use pineapple in my food. One of my favorite pineapple recipes is this Air Fryer Pineapple Glazed Ham recipe.
You only need simple basic ingredients to make this Smoked Pineapple recipe. Outside of the fresh pineapple you most likely already these ingredients on hand. So, one quick trip to the grocery store to grab a fresh pineapple and you are ready to smoke this fruit.
- pineapple, peeled, cored & cut into spears
- packed brown sugar
- ground cinnamon
- cold butter, cubed
See recipe card for quantities.
This sweet and smoky smoked pineapple recipe comes together in just three easy steps! You can’t get more simple than that!
Step 1: Make your topping and preheat your smoker
Combine brown sugar and cinnamon in a large storage bag. Add pineapple spears, seal the bag, and shake to coat the pineapple with the sugar mix then preheat your smoker to 225 degrees.
Step 2: Prepare your pineapple
Place pineapple spears in an aluminum foil pan then top with the cubed butter.
Step 3: Smoke your pineapple
Smoke the pineapple at 225 degrees for 60 minutes.
Don’t have the correct ingredients on hand? Or want to change something up? Here are some helpful tips for you to change this smoked pineapple recipe.
- Pumpkin Spice – use pumpkin spice instead of cinnamon for a pumpkin flavor.
- Brown Sugar – use granulated sugar and molasses to make your own brown sugar.
How To Cut A Pineapple
First, slice off the top and bottom of the pineapple. Then, run your knife down the sides of the pineapple to peel it. Once your pineapple is peeled slice in half, Then slice each half into quarters cutting out the hard core. Once you have quarters you can slice those again into large chunks if you want smaller pieces.
If you love recipes like this, you may also enjoy this Baked Brazilian pineapple recipe.
You only need four basic kitchen tools to help you make this sweet and smoky dish.
- storage pan
- foil pan
Store your smoked pineapple in the fridge for up to five days. You can also freeze your pineapple for use in smoothies or a cooked dish for up to three months.
Want to make sure that your smoked pineapple turns out well? Here are my best tips for you!
- Cut off as much rind as possible. The more space you leave for the smoke to touch the better the flavor.
- I used maple pellets to give a great fruity flavor.
More Smoked Recipes
Do you like smoked foods? Here some recipes you may also like to try:
Do you have questions about smoked pineapple? Here are some of the most commonly asked questions about this tasty recipe.
Yes, you can use canned pineapple slices. Just reduce your smoke time to 45 minutes if you are using canned.
To freeze smoked pineapple simply place your pineapple in a freezer safe container or bag and store for up to three months.
Look for a pineapple that has a firm shell but it slightly soft when you squeeze it.
You can use any type that you prefer, but I find that maple pellets give this recipe the best flavor.
Smoked Pineapple Video
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- Pellet Smoker
- 1 pineapple peeled, cored & cut into spears
- 1 cup packed brown sugar
- 3 teaspoons ground cinnamon
- 4 tablespoons cold butter cubed
- Gather your ingredients
- Preheat your smoker to 225 degrees
- Combine brown sugar and cinnamon in a large ziploc bag. Add pineapple spears, seal the bag, and shake to coat the pineapple with the sugar mix.
- Place pineapple spears in an aluminum foil pan
- Top with the cubed butter
- Smoke at 225 degrees for 60 minutes
- Serve and enjoy.