Nutrients per serving

  • Calories  270
  • Protein  2 g
  • Carbohydrates  54 g
  • Fat  5 g
  • Cholesterol  58 mg
  • Sodium  50 mg
  • Potassium  85 mg
  • Phosphorus  26 mg
  • Calcium  9 mg
  • Fiber  0.6 g

Baked Pineapple

Diet types:

  • CKD non-dialysis
  • Dialysis
  • Diabetes

Recipe submitted by DaVita renal dietitian Wendy from Ohio.

Portions: 9     Serving size: 1/2 cup


  • 20 ounces canned crushed pineapple with juice
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 3 tablespoons tapioca
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 3 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 1/2 teaspoon  cinnamon


  1. Preheat over to 350°F.
  2. Empty crushed pineapple with juice into a bowl. 
  3. Beat 2 eggs well and add to crushed pineapple. 
  4. Add sugar, tapioca, and salt to pineapple egg mixture. 
  5. Pour mixture into 8″x 8″baking dish. 
  6. Slice butter and place on top of pineapple mixture. Sprinkle cinnamon on top. 
  7. Bake for 30 minutes. Serve hot or chilled.

Renal and renal diabetic food choices

  • 1 fruit, low potassium
  • 1 fat
  • 2 high calorie

Carbohydrate choices


Helpful hints

  • Add maraschino cherries for color.
  • For a diabetes-friendly version substitute Splenda granular sweetener® for sugar to reduce to 17 grams carbohydrate and one Carbohydrate Choices.

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Baked Pineapple

diannasue says:


This is so good , and i don't have to feel guilty for having a desert after dinner, thank you for all these wonderful recipes and all the information, it has helped me so very much to understand what's going on in my body and how to help my self...Once again THANK YOU.......

May. 17, 2014, 9:08 AM - Inappropriate review?

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Aggieslater says:


Was very good. I used real sugar, but I think I'll use half Splenda next time.

Mar. 30, 2014, 6:25 PM - Inappropriate review?

Baked Pineapple

kidsal2 says:


Super sweet!! Maybe not so much sweetener! I still liked it...probably good along with pound cake.

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Baked Pineapple

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