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How to Make Pineapple Juice

How to Make Pineapple Juice
Making pineapple juice from fresh pineapple is child's play and you can get a glass of refreshing pineapple juice in a matter of minutes. Through this article let us take a look at the recipe for pineapple juice, mixing it with different ingredients, for a more delectable taste...
Marlene Alphonse
A tall glass of refreshingly cool pineapple juice after a tired day is always a welcome change. Loaded with a number of essential nutrients pineapple juice can be enjoyed at any time. This is also one of the best ways to enjoy the goodness of the fruit, sans the hassle of removing the peel and cutting it up. There are also a number of benefits of drinking pineapple juice which rejuvenates every cell in the body. You can make fresh pineapple juice using the fruit or can also include other fruits to the juicer to pep up the taste and nutritional value.
Fresh Pineapple Juice Recipe
Ingredients Required
  • Large pineapple, 1
  • Sugar, 2 teaspoons
  • Water, 2 to 3 cups
  • Crushed ice
Juicing It Up
To make this pineapple juice with a blender, cut the head of the pineapple and remove the pines and peel. Cut the fruit into large chunks and put them in a blender jar. Add the water and sugar in the jar. You can also use honey instead of sugar to sweeten the juice. Pulse the ingredients at a high speed for about 5 to 10 minutes till they are mixed well. If you feel the juice is too thick, then add another cup of water and blend it again. Pour the juice in a tall glass, garnished with a slice of pineapple and enjoy it chilled.
Zesty Pineapple Juice Recipe
Ingredients Required
  • Whole, unpeeled pineapples, 2
  • Fresh ginger, peeled and coarsely chopped, 1
  • Peeled fresh lemongrass, coarsely chopped, ¼ cup
  • Water, 10 cups
  • Powdered sugar, ½ cup
  • Mint sprigs, for garnish
Juicing It Up
Peel the pineapples and cut them into medium-sized chunks. Put them in a large saucepan and add 6 cups of water. Place the saucepan over medium heat and bring it to boil. Once the water starts boiling reduce the heat and allow the fruit to simmer for about half an hour. You can also use a Dutch oven for this purpose. Once the pulp has been formed, drain the liquid in a colander and allow it to cool down.
Meanwhile, take a food processor container and add the coarsely chopped lemongrass and ginger, along with a few tablespoons of water. Process the ingredients till they are finely chopped. Place the mixture in a cheesecloth and tie it up. Soak this cheesecloth in a bowl of water for about 30 minutes. After this squeeze the cloth to strain the juice. Mix this with the pineapple juice and stir in the sugar. Take a tall glass and put a few ice cubes. Pour the juice and garnish it with mint sprigs for a refreshing beverage.
The Taste of the Tropics
Ingredients Required
  • Unpeeled pineapple, 1
  • Grapefruit, ½
  • Orange, 1
  • Small melon, chopped, 1 cup
  • White wine, 1 cup
  • Soda water or ginger ale, 4 cups
  • Lemon juice, ¼ cup
  • Honey or powdered sugar, ½ cup
  • Lime or orange, seeded and thinly sliced, 1
  • Cherry, 1
  • Mint sprigs (optional)
  • Crushed ice
Juicing It Up
Peel the pineapples and chop into large slices. Remove the seeds from the orange and grapefruit and cut them into pieces. Combine the fruits and lemon juice in a food processor jar and blend them together to extract the juice. Filter the juice into a large pitcher after discarding the residue. Stir in the honey to sweeten the drink according to your preference. Place the pitcher in a refrigerator to chill it for three to four hours. Add the ginger ale, pineapple slices, white wine and melon pieces to the pitcher before you serve the drink. In a glass place the crushed ice and pour the juice. Float slices of lime and cherry in the juice and relish it.
For people who are calorie conscious, plain pineapple juice is a healthy option. A dash of lemon or ginger to the juice can greatly improve its taste and make it an excellent accompaniment for a lazy evening. So wasn't juicing a pineapple an easy task? Cheers!
Powdered sugar
Melon slice
Crushed Ice
Mint sprigs
Single Cherry
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Wineglass with white wine
Orange fruit
Half grapefruit citrus fruit
Pineapple tropical fruit
Zesty Pineapple Juice
Glass of pineapple juice