This recipe for Pineapple Casserole is a household favourite. This southern traditional is a dish that you need to strive, it’s a great aspect 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 components are an odd mixture however they work and I guarantee you this can be a dish it is advisable add to your recipe checklist. First lets get to the components:
- Can of crushed pineapple in pineapple juice
- Can of mandarin oranges (see extra beneath)
- 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 possibly can at all times substitute the oranges for one more fruit, equivalent to 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 nicely with ham and is an excellent aspect 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 feel they add to the casserole.
Is that this casserole a aspect dish or a dessert?
This dish is usually a aspect dish or a dessert as a result of it’s candy! I can truthfully simply eat it by itself, that’s how scrumptious this dish is.. however we often serve it as a aspect for the vacations. If now we have new friends on the desk, they usually have by no means had this dish, they at all times ask for the recipe. They’re blown away at how straightforward it’s and the way it goes with nearly all the pieces.
“I served this at a barbecue supper and it was a giant hit with everybody. This can grow to be one in every of my favourite dishes for household and buddies.” – Georgeanne
Ideas and Recipe Notes:
- I recommend 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 recent can differ.
- Add the cheese you may be glad you probably did.
- You may omit the coconut if you happen to 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.
In case 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 Non-obligatory
- 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 Non-obligatory
In a big mixing bowl mix the crushed pineapple, mandarin oranges, sugar, flour, coconut, shredded cheese and pineapple juice. Combine nicely
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 prime of the pineapple. Add pecans on prime. Bake in preheated 350 diploma oven 30 to 35 minutes till brown on prime.
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