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Pineapple Squares Recipe

Diabetic Friendly Recipe

Pineapple squares with heaps of tropical pineapple flavor dominating a delicious and healthful fruit dessert.

Recipe Ingredients

Oil and flour nonstick spray
3/4 cup juice-packed canned pineapple chunks, drained
1 large egg
1/2 cup unsweetened pineapple juice
1/4 teaspoon orange extract
1 tablespoon olive oil
1-1/2 cup flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon baking powder

Recipe Directions

Fresh pineapple for Pineapple Squares

Preheat oven to 350-degrees. Spray an 8-inch square baking pan with aerosol spray.

Measure out 1/4-cup of the pineapple chunks. Puree until smooth in a food processor or blender. In the bowl of an electric mixer, beat together pureed pineapple, egg, pineapple juice, orange extract, and oil.

Add the flour, baking soda and powder and beat again Stir in the remaining 1/2-cup pineapple chunks.

Spoon the batter into the prepared pan. Smooth the top and bake for 25 minutes until a knife inserted in the middle comes out clean.

Did you know?

The enzyme bromelain in the pineapple promotes proper digestion. It may also relieve stomach upset and heartburn.

Nutrition Information

Yield: 25 squares
Calories: 82; Total Fat:: >1g; Saturated Fat: 0.2g; Protein: 2g; Carbohydrates: 14mg; Cholesterol: 18mg; Sodium: 146mg; Fiber: trace

Calories from fat: 19 percent;
Exchanges:  1 carbohydrate (bread/starch)

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