Dried Pineapple Flowers

  • Preparation 20 MIN
    Cooking 4 H
  • Makes 20 flowers, approximately



  1. With the rack in the middle position, preheat the oven to 110 °C (225 °F). Place a non-stick mats (Silpat) or non-stick aluminum foils on two 43 x 30-cm (17 x 12-inch) baking sheets.
  2. On a work surface, peel the pineapple. Make 1-cm (1/2-inch) deep incisions from top to bottom at 2.5-cm (1-inch) intervals. With a sharp chef's knife, cut the pineapple into rounds, as thinly as possible.
  3. Spread the pineapple slices on the baking sheets. Bake for about 2 hours, depending on their thickness, until the edge of the pineapple begins to dry. With a thin spatula, turn the pineapple slices over 3 to 4 times during the drying process. Be careful not to overcook them, as they might get too brown. The pineapple must still be pliable.
  4. Remove the baking sheets from the oven and place each slice of pineapple in an aluminum tartlet pans to give them a flower shape.
  5. Turn the oven off. Place back in the oven and allow to dry for about 2 hours or overnight, until the pineapple slices are completely dry.

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