Bahamian Pineapple Tart

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Bahamian Pineapple Tart – Pineapple

In this recipe for a local Bahamian specialty called pineapple tart, a soft pastry crust is filled with sweet pineapple filling and covered with a lattice top. If you want to give it a try yourself, we promise that it’s easy as… pie! 🙂


  • 4 cups fresh crushed pineapple
  • 1 1/2 cups sugar
  • 1/2 lb. margarine
  • 6 tsp. baking powder
  • 6 cups flour
  • 1 egg
  • 1 cup cream
  • 1 1/2 cups sugar


  1. Add pineapple & sugar to a saucepot and simmer together on medium heat for 15 minutes, then set aside.
  2. Add flour to a mixing bowl with salt, baking powder & 1 cup sugar.
  3. In the middle add egg, margarine, cream & mix well until a ball of dough is formed.
  4. Turn on lightly floured board & knead.
  5. Divide dough in half, roll out portion & line a well-greased pie pan (standard size). Fill with pineapple mixture.
  6. Roll out remainder of dough & cut into 1/2 inch strips.
  7. Lay pastry strips across to form a criss-cross pattern.
  8. Bake at 350 degrees F. for 1 1/2 hrs. or until golden brown.
Adapted from Bahamas Gateway