Pineapple Raisin Sauce


Serve this with warm or cold ham slices. I tweaked several recipes to come up with this one. Make it a day ahead so the raisins can plump. Our family likes a subtle clove flavor, but add more cloves if you like it spicier.

Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
20 mins
12 servings


  • ¼ cup brown sugar

  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch

  • 2 cups pineapple juice

  • ¼ cup white vinegar

  • teaspoon salt

  • 1 tablespoon butter

  • ¼ teaspoon ground cloves

  • ½ cup raisins


  1. Combine brown sugar and cornstarch in a saucepan; stir pineapple juice, vinegar, and salt into brown sugar mixture until combined.

  2. Bring pineapple juice mixture to a boil, whisking constantly, until sugar dissolves, about 10 minutes. Remove from heat.

  3. Whisk butter and cloves into pineapple juice mixture; stir raisins into mixture. Serve immediately or refrigerate overnight.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

71 Calories
1g Fat
16g Carbs
0g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 12
Calories 71
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 1g 1%
Saturated Fat 1g 3%
Cholesterol 3mg 1%
Sodium 34mg 1%
Total Carbohydrate 16g 6%
Dietary Fiber 0g 1%
Total Sugars 12g
Protein 0g
Vitamin C 4mg 22%
Calcium 13mg 1%
Iron 0mg 2%
Potassium 106mg 2%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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