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crushed pineapple tart
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5 from 4 votes

Crushed Pineapple Tart

Make tinned pineapple a star using this old-fashioned crushed pineapple tart recipe. 
Prep Time30 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: Australian
Keyword: pineapple tart
Servings: 8 people
Calories: 155kcal

Ingredients

Filling

  • 440ml tin canned crushed pineapple (I diced and crushed a tin of pineapple thins. This also works well.) Note that all of the contents of the can should be added - no need to drain.
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 1 dessert spoon butter
  • 1 tablespoon cornflour

Pastry

  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 30 grams sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 cup SR flour
  • 1-2 tablespoons cold water

Topping

  • 1 egg white
  • 1 dessert spoon sugar

Instructions

Filling

  • Mix egg yolk with cornflour.
  • Put egg yolk and cornflour mixture along with all other filling ingredients into saucepan and bring to boil.
  • Stir till thick then set aside to cool.

Pastry

  • Cream butter and sugar.
  • Add egg, flour and, if needed, water.
  • Roll out the pastry.
  • Line a tart tin and bake for 15 minutes in a moderate oven.
  • When cool, add cooled filling.

Topping

  • Beat sugar and egg white until soft peaks form.
  • Place on top of tart and brown in a moderate oven.

Notes

Serve with custard, cream or ice-cream.

Nutrition

Calories: 155kcal | Carbohydrates: 29g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 3g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 49mg | Sodium: 30mg | Potassium: 30mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 16g | Vitamin A: 105IU | Calcium: 8mg | Iron: 0.9mg