Classic Pineapple Fluff

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You know you’ve made your guests happy when pineapple dessert recipes like this pineapple fluff recipe with just six ingredients taste the out-of-this world. The exotic flavors of the pineapple together with the shredded sweetened coconut make an excellent medley with a light and fluffy texture to it. You’ll notice how uncomplicated and easy this pineapple recipe is to prepare. Just take the dessert recipe ingredients and combine them together and let them set in the fridge until ready to be served. You can serve this quick dessert recipe with mixed berries or try some macadamia nuts on top for a richer flavor or just eat it on its own. You can also add a hint of Malibu coconut rum or any spiced rum to this pineapple dessert.

To make this pineapple dessert recipe a bit healthier, you can switch the Cool Whip with some coconut cream or even coconut ice cream. Coconut cream is easy to make, simply refrigerate a can of coconut milk, for eight hours or overnight. Then place a metal mixing bowl and beaters in the refrigerator or freezer for an hour before making this healthy whipped cream. Open a can of coconut milk, taking care not to shake it, then beat the coconut cream using and electric mixer with chilled beaters on medium speed, then turn to high speed. A healthier option for Cool Whip in this pineapple dessert recipe is to use heavy whipping cream with cane or organic sugar instead. For extra firmness, add a tablespoon of instant vanilla pudding while you’re whipping the cream. Adding instant vanilla pudding helps to prevent the watery texture in the whipping cream making it firm which is something you want in this dessert recipe. You can even use some condensed milk with organic whipping cream or try beating some cream cheese together with sugar.

Apart from the amazing taste, there is a right amount of pineapple nutrition present in this dessert recipe that comes from the goodness of the pineapple and shredded coconut. The coconut flakes in the pineapple dessert give it a great nutty flavor when added to this dessert recipe. They also promote healthy nutrients like lauric acid to your system which has properties that are antifungal, antiviral, and antibacterial. As a healthier dessert option, you can choose the unsweetened coconut instead of the sweetened variety. You can find unsweetened coconut varieties at any health food store or make a batch in your kitchen by throwing coconut bits into a blender or a coffee grinder and blend them until you get a course texture. Pineapple is a fresh tropical fruit that first originated in South America. The nutritional value of the pineapple mainly comes mostly from the enzymes present in it that are highly anti-inflammatory, muscle relaxant, and aid digestion.

This is just one of the pineapple desserts you will find on The Country Cook recipe site. On the recipe site you will find all sorts of recipe ideas from main dish recipes, appetizers, quick dessert recipes, side dish recipe ideas, drink recipes and so much more. You'll want to visit Brandie’s blog for more simple dessert recipes like this classic pineapple fluff idea that are easy on your budget. You may want to add this pineapple dessert recipe to your list of simple dessert recipes, so you won’t have to scramble for the dessert recipe details the next time you want to make this easy dessert. It’s going to tickle your taste palate in a new way so don’t be surprised if you go for second helpings. Make this pineapple dessert recipe today. **

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