As of late, Mr. Fantabulous has been on this major.. no, I’m talking MAJOR banana split kick at one of our favorite custard places. Now this place is incredible as they make true homemade custard. True homemade custard is made with eggs and cream. It’s SUPER high in fat and calories but honestly, it’s worth running those extra couple of miles when you really want to indulge. However indulgences cost money and with the way my husband eats, this can get pretty pricey to say the least. However I think what he loves as much as the custard as their homemade ice cream toppings. They make their own hot fudge, strawberry sauce and pineapple sauce. Since I already make an amazing hot fudge, I figured I’d take a stab at making the other two.
This sauce is super delicious and tastes exactly like the stuff at this custard place. If you’re a pineapple topping fan, I cannot be held responsible for you eating the entire jar with a spoon even before you put it on your ice cream.
So yeah, see that big spoonful?
Yeah.. that um didn’t make it to the ice cream…
… and um neither did that spoon *blush*
BUT I did manage to leave *some* in the jar for Mr. FantabulousPrint
- (20-ounce) can crushed pineapple, undrained
- 1/2 cup white sugar
- 1/2 cup light corn syrup
- 1/2 tsp butter *optional
- Strain the juice from the pineapple, and set aside.
- In a medium saucepan over high heat add in the sugar, corn syrup and reserved pineapple juice
- Bring to a boil.
- Reduce heat to medium-low and simmer, stirring occasionally, until mixture thickens slightly to a loose mixture; 10-15 minutes. The mixture will thicken slightly more upon cooling.
- Add in the pineapple pieces and cook for 2-3 minutes.
- Add in the butter if it starts to foam.
- Remove from heat and allow to cool slightly.
- Pour into a glass jar and cover.
- Store in the refrigerator.
This will not be thick like say hot fudge but rather a syrupy sauce with lots of pineapple in it. The sauce will just coat the back of a spoon.