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Fresh Pineapple Poached In Cinnamon Syrup

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1 1/2cups water
3/4 cup sugar
3 cinnamon sticks broken in half
3 1/4 inch-thick slices of peeled fresh ginger
1 1/4 inch thick sliced lemon
1 large pineapple (about 4 1/2lbs)
peeled, cut lengthwise into wedges,cored,cut crosswise into 3/4-inch-thick pieces

Stir 1-1/2 cups water,sugar,cinnamon sticks,ginger and lemon in heavy large potover med.heat til sugar dissolves.Bring syrup to a boil; cover an simmer blend flavors.Add pineapple and simmer till pineapple is translucent,stirring occasionally about 7 min. Transfer pineapple and syrup to bowl.Refrigerate till cold, at least 2 hours.Can be prepared 2 days ahead. cover and keep refrigerated.

Sometimes I serve this with a scoop of vanilla ice cream

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This is a light refreshing dessert.When I make this my house smells wonderful. It is from Bon Appetit.

This sounds great. I'm going to make it to accompany some home made vanilla ice cream. Thanks for posting it.

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