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Rum-Roasted Baked Pineapple Spears (Glazed, Caramelized and Addictive)

Needless to say, our family loves to fire up the grill so we have plenty of tried-and-tested recipes to choose from. These rum-roasted baked pineapple spears are a favorite because they take so little time to make and are a fantastic treat to enjoy over a nightcap.

How to Make Rum-Roasted Baked Pineapple Spears

You’ll start by preparing the tasty brown sugar and spiced rum glaze to add to your pineapple spears:

  • Preheat the oven. Preheat your oven to 375℉.
  • Prepare the brown sugar and rum mixture. Add the brown sugar and dark spiced rum to a small bowl and mix to combine.
  • Prep the pineapple. Place the pineapple wedges in a baking dish.
  • Brush. Brush the pineapple with the brown sugar and rum mixture.
  • Dot. Dot the pineapple with butter.
  • Bake. Bake the pineapple in the preheated oven for 30 minutes, basting with pan juices every 10 minutes.
  • Broil. Broil (grill) on high heat during the last 2 to 3 minutes of cooking until golden.
  • Remove from the oven. Remove the pineapple from the oven.
  • Garnish. Sprinkle with toasted coconut chips.
  • Serve. Serve the pineapple spears with vanilla ice cream.

Baked Pineapple

Baked Pineapple

Baked Pineapple

How to Peel and Core a Fresh Pineapple

Here’s how to quickly and easily peel and core your pineapple so that you can make this recipe:

  • Remove the ends. Lay the pineapple on its side and use a large, sharp knife to cut off the top and bottom ends.
  • Stand the pineapple upright. Stand the pineapple upright to allow the juices to fully permeate throughout.
  • Peel the pineapple. Use the knife to cut vertically to shave the skin off in strips.
  • Remove the eyes. Use the tip of the knife to carefully remove the eyes from the flesh of the pineapple.
  • Core the pineapple. Cut the pineapple in half length-wise and then cut each half into quarters. Cut out the core from each quarter.
  • Slice into spears. Slice the pineapple quarters into spears.

Baked Pineapple

Baked Pineapple

(Also try: Grilled Pineapple Steaks)

Baked Pineapple

Rum-Roasted Baked Pineapple Spears (Glazed, Caramelized and Addictive)



  • 2 tbsp brown sugar
  • 2 tbsp dark spiced rum 
  • 1 pineapple, peeled, sliced lengthwise into 8 wedges
  • 1 tbsp butter
  • 2 tbsp toasted coconut chips
  • vanilla ice cream for serving   


  1. Preheat oven to 375ºF. 
  2. In a small bowl combine the brown sugar and rum. 
  3. Place the pineapple in a baking dish. 
  4. Brush with rum mixture. 
  5. Dot the pineapple with butter. 
  6. Bake the pineapple in preheated oven for 30 minutes basting with pan juices every 10 minutes.
  7. Broil (grill) on high heat during the last 2-3 minutes of cooking until golden.
  8. Remove from the oven. 
  9. Sprinkle with coconut and serve with ice cream.

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