This recipe for Pineapple Casserole is a household favourite. This southern basic is a dish that you have to strive, it’s a fantastic facet dish.
How Scrumptious is Pineapple Casserole?
This dish may be very totally different, some could say distinctive, however that’s what makes it scrumptious. The elements are an odd mixture however they work and I guarantee you this can be a dish you have to add to your recipe record. First lets get to the elements:
- Can of crushed pineapple in pineapple juice
- Can of mandarin oranges (see extra under)
- White granulated sugar
- All goal flour
- Shredded sweetened coconut
- Shredded cheddar cheese – sure.. CHEESE
- Pineapple juice from canned pineapple
- Ritz Crackers
So just a few issues about our casserole that’s totally different than most is the addition of the coconut and the mandarin oranges. We love these additions however you could possibly all the time substitute the oranges for one more fruit, resembling cherries or you may simply add one other can of pineapple. We love the mixture of the oranges, pineapple and coconut.
It actually goes so properly with ham and is a superb facet dish for Easter or Christmas. This southern pineapple casserole is very easy to make and the buttery cracker topping is so good. Now.. some individuals don’t add the pecans both, however I believe they add to the casserole.
Is that this casserole a facet dish or a dessert?
This dish could be a facet dish or a dessert as a result of it’s candy! I can actually simply eat it by itself, that’s how scrumptious this dish is.. however we normally serve it as a facet for the vacations. If now we have new visitors on the desk, they usually have by no means had this dish, they all the time ask for the recipe. They’re blown away at how straightforward it’s and the way it goes with nearly every thing.
“I served this at a barbecue supper and it was an enormous hit with everybody. It will grow to be one in all my favourite dishes for household and pals.” – Georgeanne
Ideas and Recipe Notes:
- I counsel utilizing the crushed pineapple however you should use the chunks, we simply want the crushed.
- Canned pineapple works greatest on this recipe because the sweetness from contemporary can range.
- Add the cheese you may be completely satisfied you probably did.
- You may pass over the coconut in the event you don’t prefer it.
- This casserole retains for just a few days within the fridge and may simply be reheated within the microwave or the range. Simply cowl with foil and warmth on 350 for 10-Quarter-hour.
When you get requested to convey a dish to a vacation gathering this can be a nice one to take! It’s distinctive and scrumptious. You might also love these dishes too:
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This recipe for Pineapple Casserole is so good. We adore it for the vacations.
- 1 20 ounce can crushed pineapple, drained (save 1/4 cup juice)
- 1 15 ounce can mandarin oranges, drained (You may substitute one other 20 ounce can of pineapple chunks or cherries, peaches or no matter fruit you want)
- 1/2 cup white granulated sugar
- 6 tablespoons all-purpose flour
- 1 cup shredded coconut Optionally available
- 2 cups shredded cheddar cheese
- 1/4 cup pineapple juice from the crushed pineapple above
- 1 stick butter or margarine or 8 tablespoons or 1/2 cup melted
- 40 to 50 Ritz crackers crushed
- 1 cup pecans or walnuts Optionally available
In a big mixing bowl mix the crushed pineapple, mandarin oranges, sugar, flour, coconut, shredded cheese and pineapple juice. Combine properly
Spray a 2 quart baking dish with cooking spray and unfold pineapple combination into the dish.
Soften the butter and blend with the crushed Ritz crackers. Sprinkle on high of the pineapple. Add pecans on high. Bake in preheated 350 diploma oven 30 to 35 minutes till brown on high.
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