This recipe for Pineapple Casserole is a household favourite. This southern basic is a dish that you need to attempt, it’s a fantastic aspect dish.
How Scrumptious is Pineapple Casserole?
This dish may be very totally different, some might say distinctive, however that’s what makes it scrumptious. The substances are an odd mixture however they work and I guarantee you it is a dish you should add to your recipe checklist. First lets get to the substances:
- 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 a couple of 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 would all the time substitute the oranges for an additional fruit, similar 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 effectively with ham and is a superb 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 actually simply eat it by itself, that’s how scrumptious this dish is.. however we normally serve it as a aspect for the vacations. If we have now new friends 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 simple it’s and the way it goes with nearly all the things.
“I served this at a barbecue supper and it was an enormous hit with everybody. It will grow to be considered one of my favourite dishes for household and mates.” – Georgeanne
Suggestions and Recipe Notes:
- I recommend utilizing the crushed pineapple however you need to use the chunks, we simply favor the crushed.
- Canned pineapple works greatest on this recipe because the sweetness from recent can differ.
- Add the cheese you may be joyful you probably did.
- You may pass over the coconut when you don’t prefer it.
- This casserole retains for a couple of days within the fridge and might simply be reheated within the microwave or the range. Simply cowl with foil and warmth on 350 for 10-Quarter-hour.
Should you get requested to convey a dish to a vacation gathering it is a nice one to take! It’s distinctive and scrumptious. You may additionally 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 effectively
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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