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Pineapple Delight: Dessert That's Light as a Cloud
Pineapple delight offers a creamy taste of the tropics. This is a dessert recipe you'll make again and again.
I first tasted Pineapple Delight at a potluck. The creamy taste was the perfect finish to our barbecue. I wasn't sure what this slice would be like but it looked intriguing and tasted wonderful! And I just had to have the recipe to add to my stash of tried-and-true dessert dishes I make again and again.
I found out who had brought the dessert to the potluck and I got the recipe and tried it at home, and it was every bit as good.
The slightly exotic flavor of this dessert makes it perfect for summertime get-togethers or for whenever you want a creamy-tasting delicious dessert.
Pineapple Delight should be made in an oblong dish, so that it can be cut into squares. And if you have one that has a snap-on lid, all the better.
Making the Crust
- 2 cups crushed graham wafers
- 1/2 cup (scant) melted butter
- Mix wafers and butter thoroughly.
- Keep out 1/2 cup to sprinkle over the top of dessert.
- Press mixture into a 9"x12"- 9"X13" oblong pan.
- Bake 10 minutes at 300 degrees.
Making the Icing Layer
- 1 cup icing sugar
- 1/2 cup butter
- vanilla to taste (1/2 tsp.)
- enough milk or cream to make spreadable
- Combine first three ingredients and mix well.
- Add liquid.
- Spread over completely cooled graham crust.
Making the Filling
- 1 (fat) tin of crushed pineapple (well drained)
- 1/2 pint (or more) whipping cream
- Whip cream until stiff and in peaks.
- Fold in pineapple carefully with a spatula.
- Spread this mixture over the icing layer.
Adding the Crumb Topping
- Top Pineapple Delight with the reserved graham cracker crumbs.
- Cover and chill in fridge overnight so that slice sets and the flavors combine.
Have You Tried Pineapple Delight?
My Recipes With Pineapple
- Glazed Pineapple-Coconut Cake
Glaxed pinapple-coconut cake is easy to make and delicious. You ice this cake while it is still warm with a glaze icing. A great recipe.
© 2009 Athlyn Green