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Dolce con l’ananas-Pineapple dessert

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Here’s a fun recipe..looks like a hamburger but is really a dessert that is good for you also..

Pineapple Pannino

(for 4)

4 sesame seed  whole grain hamburger buns

8 slices of fresh pineapple with juice

8 amaretti cookies

½ cup sugar

1 tsp powdered sugar

1 cup milk

2 eggs

1 tblsp flour

 Boil milk, remove from heat. Beat eggs with ¼ cup sugar until foamy. Add in flour and boiling hot milk. Place in saucepan and cook over medium heat stirring constantly with wooden spoon. Cook till creamy mixture. Remove from heat.

Cut rolls in half and place pineapple juice on inside of roll- bottom half. Melt ¼ cup sugar in 2 tsps pineapple juice and 2 tsps water. Bring to a boil in separate pan. Turn up heat, add in pineapple slices for 1 minute.  Remove from heat.

Place a layer of cream on bottom half of bun, top with 1 slice of pineapple, crushed amaretti cookies, close roll and sprinkle powdered sugar on top, serve.

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Ciao for now,



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