5 Pineapple Extract Dessert Recipes


In this article, we’re going to cover five easy pineapple dessert recipes using pineapple extract. All of these recipes are perfect for the sun-kissed days of summer and spring time. Checkout our pineapple extract that’s only a click away.

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  1. Pineapple Upside Down Cake Recipe
  2. Pineapple Upside Down Cupcake Recipe
  3. Pineapple Pie Recipe
  4. Pineapple Sorbet Recipe
  5. Pineapple Ice Cream Recipe
  6. Pineapple Casserole Recipe

Pineapple Extract Upside Down Cake Recipe

Pineapple upside down cake for some reason always takes the cake when it comes to the hottest and most popular pineapple dessert recipe. For those of you who love the flavor but prefer cupcakes, we’ll be sharing a recipe for a pineapple upside down cupcake recipe below. Pineapple extract

Ingredients For Pineapple Upside Down Cake

  • 1/4 cup of butter
  • cup packed brown sugar
  • 9 pineapple wheels
  • Half to a Full Teaspoon of Pineapple extract
  • 5 Drops of Cherry Extract
  • Half a Teaspoon of Vanilla Extract
  • 9 maraschino cherries (make sure to destem!)
  • Yellow Cake Mix
  • Vegetable Oil
  • Eggs


  • 13×9 Inch Pan
  • Oven

Step-By-Step Process

  1. Set and Heat oven to 350°F 
  2. Grab a 13×9-inch pan.
  3. Melt the 1/4 cup of butter in oven.
  4. Sprinkle brown sugar evenly over butter.
  5. Arrange pineapple slices on brown sugar.
  6. Place cherry in center of each pineapple slice, and arrange remaining cherries around slices
  7. Press gently into brown sugar.
  8. Mix the pineapple extract with water to fill a full cup  
  9. Make cake batter as directed on box
  10. Pour batter over pineapple and cherries.
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Final Steps

  1. Bake 42 to 48 minutes (44 to 53 minutes for dark or nonstick pan) or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.
  2. Immediately run knife around side of pan to loosen cake.
  3. Place heatproof serving plate upside down onto pan
  4. Turn plate and pan over.
  5. Leave pan over cake 5 minutes so brown sugar topping can drizzle over cake; remove pan.
  6. Cool 30 minutes.
  7. Serve warm or cool.
  8. Store covered in refrigerator.

Recipe Pineapple Extract Upside Down Cupcakes

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Ingredients for Pineapple Upside Down Cupcake Recipe

  • 1.5 (8-ounce) cans pineapple slices in 100% pineapple juice
  • 3 tablespoons unsalted butter, cubed
  • 1/2 cup firmly packed light brown sugar
  • 6 maraschino cherries
  • 1.5 large eggs, room temperature
  • 1 cups sugar – can substitute with honey
  • 1/2 cup canola oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon pineapple flavoring
  • 1/2 teaspoon rum extract
  • 1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
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  • Oven
  • Parchment Paper
  • Waxed Paper
  • 6 Muffin Cup Tin
  • Small Saucepan
  • Large Bowl
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  1. Preheat oven to 350 Fahrenheit
  2. Line bottom of 6 greased jumbo muffin cups with parchment paper or waxed paper.
  3. Pour pineapple juice out of canned pineapple slices but keep 1 tablespoon worth. 
  4. In a small saucepan, melt butter over low heat to not burn the butter.
  5. Stir in brown sugar and reserved pineapple juice.
  6. Cook and stir over medium heat until sugar is fully dissolved. Remove saucepan from heat.
  7. Add 1 tablespoonful of the brown sugar mixture into each muffin cup.
  8. Place a pineapple ring into each cup and insert a maraschino cherry into center of each pineapple ring.
  9. In a large bowl, beat eggs and sugar until thickened and yellow colored.
  10. Beat in canola oil, vanilla extract, pineapple flavor and rum extract until smooth.
  11. In another large bowl, combine flour, baking powder, baking soda, and kosher salt.
  12. Add flour mixture to egg mixture and mix thoroughly.
  13. Fill prepared muffin cups two-thirds full.
  14. Bake for 28 to 32 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.
  15. Cool for 5 minutes before inverting onto wire racks to cool completely. 

Pineapple Pie Recipe

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How To Make Pineapple Pie

The best pineapple pie recipes are easy and not super time consuming. 


  • 1 sheet refrigerated pie crust
  • 3/4 cup sugar (can be subbed with honey)
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 package (3 ounces) pineapple gelatin
  • 4 cups sliced fresh pineapple
  • 1 teaspoon Pineapple Flavoring
  • Whipped cream, optional
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  • Oven
  • Heavy Duty Foil
  • Parchment Paper
  • 9 Inch Pie Plate
  • Small Saucepan
  • Teaspoon

Instruction for homemade pineapple extract pie recipe

Step 1:

  1. Preheat oven to 450°
  2. Unroll crust into a 9-in. pie plate. Trim edge.
  3. Line crust with a double thickness of heavy-duty foil or parchment.
  4. Bake 8 minutes.

Step 2:

  1. Remove foil; bake 5 minutes longer.
  2. Cool on a wire rack.
  3. In a small saucepan, combine the sugar, cornstarch, pineapple extract and water until smooth.
  4. Bring to a boil; cook and stir until thickened, about 2 minutes. Remove from the heat.

Step 3:

  1. Stir in gelatin until dissolved. Refrigerate until slightly cooled, 15-20 minutes.
  2. Meanwhile, arrange pineapple in the crust.
  3. Pour gelatin mixture over berries.

Final Step:

  1. Refrigerate until set. If desired, serve with whipped cream.

Pineapple Sorbet Recipe

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Fresh pineapple sorbet in 30 minutes! A perfect frozen creamy treat for cooling down this summer! 

Ingredients for Pineapple Flavoring Sorbet

  • ~5 cups fresh pineapple
  • 1 teaspoon pineapple flavors
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 ½ cups sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1-2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
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  • Food Processor
  • Large spoon
  • Rubber Spatula
  • Large Bowl
  • Whisk
  • Strainer
  • Freezer


  1. Add water and pineapples to a food processor.
  2. Pulse until mixture has a smooth consistency.
  3. Place a fine mesh strainer over a large bowl. Add pureed pineapple to the strainer (1/4 at a time) and press with the back of a large spoon or a rubber spatula through the strainer to remove the seeds.
  4. Repeat with remaining raspberry puree. Discard anything left in the strainer.
  5. Add sugar, vanilla extract, pineapple flavor and lime juice to the pineapple juice in the bowl. Whisk until sugar is dissolved.
  6. Freeze according to your ice cream maker’s instructions.
  7. Serve immediately for a soft-serve dessert OR transfer to a shallow container and freeze an additional 1-2 hours for a more firm sorbet.

Pineapple Ice Cream Recipe

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How to make pineapple ice cream

In my opinion, this is the best pineapple ice cream recipe for home makers like myself. Best served on a simmer summer night or for a fun opportunity to show in front of your friends pot luck!

Ingredients for Pineapple Ice Cream Recipe

  • 2 cups fresh or frozen pineapple, partially thawed
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 2 cups heavy whipping cream
  • 1 cup half-and-half cream
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon pineapple flavoring
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  • Blender
  • Large Bowl
  • Sitrring Utensil
  • Freezer
  • Containers

Instructions for Pineapple Ice Cream

  1. Place pineapple in a blender
  2. Cover and pulse until chopped
  3. Transfer to a large bowl
  4. Stir in sugar until dissolved
  5. Stir in remaining ingredients until blended.
  6. Pour mixture into cylinder of ice cream freezer
  7. Transfer ice cream to freezer containers, allowing headspace for expansion.
  8. Freeze 2-4 hours or until firm.

Pineapple Casserole Recipe

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How to Make Pineapple Casserole

Ingredients for Pineapple Casserole

  • 1/3 cup all purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 (20 ounce) can pineapple tidbits drained 
  • 1 (20 ounce) can crushed pineapple drained
  • 1 teaspoon pineapple flavoring oil
  • 1 cup shredded sharp cheddar cheese
  • 1 cup shredded white cheddar cheese
  • 1/2 cup butter melted
  • 28-35 Ritz crackers crushed


  • 1 1/2 Quart Baking Dish
  • Whisk
  • Oven
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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. 
  2. Grease a 9 inch square or 1 1/2 quart baking dish.
  3. Whisk together flour and sugar together.
  4. Stir in the pineapple, pineapple extract and cheddar cheese. 
  5. Spoon the contents into a prepared casserole dish.
  6. Combine the melted butter and crushed crackers.
  7. Sprinkle on the top of the dish. 
  8. Bake for 35-40 minutes or until the cracker crumbs are golden brown and the casserole is heated through. 
  9. Serve promptly.

Where to Buy Pineapple Flavoring?

Pineapple flavoring can easily be purchased on the Dolcefoglia.com website or on our amazon link. Pineapple flavoring oil is perfect for many pineapple recipe desserts. 

If there are any recipes that you would like to us to share with you, please leave a comment below and we’ll get to it as soon as possible. 

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