Saturday, June 11, 2016

Rosella's Sugar Mint Dusted Pineapple

Several weeks ago some of us met one of our blogging friends Rosella for a picnic in the park. She brought along some delicious pineapple dusted with sugar and mint. We all agreed it needed to be added to the blog. Thanks for sharing this sweet little recipe with us Rosella.
I have a mortar and pestle which I used to grind the fresh mint into the sugar as Rosella does when she's home. But, seeing as they were traveling in their home on wheels she got cleaver and used two spoons to grind the mint leaves into the sugar. So, if you don't have a mortal and pestle you can still make the minted sugar
  • one fresh pineapple
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • fresh mint leaves
  1. Peel and core pineapple and then cut into spears.
  2. Place sugar into bowl and grind with pestle (or grind between spoons) until mint leaves break down and sugar and mint are well blended. Go ahead and leave the leaves of mint a little larger or grind till very fine. 
  3. Dust pineapple with sugar mint mixture and enjoy this perfect picnic treat.


  1. This looks and sounds delicious!

  2. This looks refreshing, especially on a hot summer day. Must try.

  3. Aww - thanks for the shout out Kathy. I am still in cloud nine for having had the time with you all! Thanks again for all the effort you put into this - i felt truly humbled and blessed.