Pina Brazilia

1 fresh ripe pineapple
1 cup Cinnamon Sugar


  • Remove the top and all the outer layer of pineapple.
  • Cut in half lengthwise, remove the core.
  • Cut into half inch half moon pieces.
  • Lay pineapple pieces onto baking pan lined with foil.
  • Spoon Cinnamon Sugar onto the pieces.
  • Preheat oven to 375 degree, when ready, place pan on top rack.
  • Check in 10 minutes to see that sugar is caramelized. Give it another 5 minutes if necessary.
  • Remove the pineapple half moon pieces and arrange on round plate starting with outer circle.
  • Next make smaller circle & work another toward center of plate.
  • Garnish with mint sprigs in center. Nice to eat with BBQ ribs or any BBQ meats.

Also refreshing to have strawberry halves in the center.