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Chunks of pineapple roasted with brown sugar, cinnamon and butter. The pineapple is piled on a white plate in front of a whole pineapple.
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3.6 from 167 votes

Brown Sugar Roasted Pineapple

We love this roasted pineapple with brown sugar, butter and a hint of cinnamon. It is a quick side dish that is as good as grilled pineapple any day! Roasting concentrates the sweet pineapple flavor for delicious results. 
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Side Dish
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 495kcal
Author: Mirlandra Neuneker


  • 4 cups pineapple chunks fresh or frozen
  • 1/4 cup butter melted
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1/8 tsp. salt
  • 1/2 tsp. cinnamon


  • Preheat the oven to 450 F.
  • Cut fresh pineapple into chunks or thaw the frozen pineapple in the microwave until it is mostly thawed. If you are using frozen and thawed pineapple include any juice from the thawing process.
  • In a medium bowl combine all of the ingredients. Stir by tossing gently until all the pineapple is well coated.
  • Pour the pineapple mixture into a large, rectangular baking dish.
  • Bake in a preheated oven for 20-25 minutes, stirring about half way through.
  • The pineapple is done when it turns a rich golden and begins to brown but before it starts to blacken.


Calories: 495kcal | Carbohydrates: 102g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 12g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 30mg | Sodium: 170mg | Potassium: 720mg | Fiber: 7g | Sugar: 94g | Vitamin A: 640IU | Vitamin C: 53.2mg | Calcium: 112mg | Iron: 1.7mg