How to Cut a Pineapple & Make Pineapple Infused Vodka

Why buy canned pineapple when fresh tastes so much better? Use this guide to prepare your pineapple to eat or drink!

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How to Cut a Pineapple & Make Pineapple Infused Vodka Recipe
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Gather supplies. (I ended up switching to a wide mouth jar. The bottle opening of this jar here wasn't large enough to stack pineapple)

Gather supplies. (I ended up switching to a wide mouth jar. The bottle opening of this jar here wasn't large enough to stack pineapple)

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Slice off top and bottom of pineapple.

Slice off top and bottom of pineapple.

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3
Thinly slice off outside 'skin'.

Thinly slice off outside 'skin'.

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After skin is off, cut four pieces, leaving the inside hard core.  (Discard core)

After skin is off, cut four pieces, leaving the inside hard core. (Discard core)

5
With a sharp knife, clean up any little remaining 'eye' pieces.  Trim off any bruised fruit.

With a sharp knife, clean up any little remaining 'eye' pieces. Trim off any bruised fruit.

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Cut into chunks.  Pineapple is now ready to eat.   If you want to know how to make an Infused Pineapple Vodka, keep reading....

Cut into chunks. Pineapple is now ready to eat. If you want to know how to make an Infused Pineapple Vodka, keep reading....

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Stack pineapple chunks around the edge of a  wide mouth jar...

Stack pineapple chunks around the edge of a wide mouth jar...

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Leaving a 'well' in the center...

Leaving a 'well' in the center...

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Slowly pour vodka into the jar, filling it up.

Slowly pour vodka into the jar, filling it up.

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Make sure to cover pineapple with the vodka.

Make sure to cover pineapple with the vodka.

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Cap tightly and sit out of direct sunlight (or in cupboard) for two weeks.  Strain thru fine mesh after two week period.  Use in cocktails, or to drink straight on the rocks.

Cap tightly and sit out of direct sunlight (or in cupboard) for two weeks. Strain thru fine mesh after two week period. Use in cocktails, or to drink straight on the rocks.

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