Soul Delicious Pineapple Special

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Aug. 06, 2012

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Pineapple 1 Large , kept whole (preferably organic)
Vodka 1 Bottle (1 l)
Seedless grapes 1 Cup (16 tbs) (for the fruit salad)
Apple 1 Cup (16 tbs) , freshly cut (for the fruit salad)
Blackberries 1 Cup (16 tbs) (for the fruit salad)
Strawberries 1 Cup (16 tbs) (5, topped (for the martini) and the rest freshly chopped (for the fruit salad))



1. Cut the pineapple into two halves lengthwise. Scoop out the flesh of one half and set aside.

2. Slice the scooped out Pineapple into ½ inch slices.


3. In a wide mouthed bottle, soak the pineapple slices in vodka for 2 nights. Pop in 5 topped, whole strawberries for an extra zing of flavor.


4. Prepare the salad just before serving the Martini. Toss the grapes, apples, chopped strawberries and blackberries together and place inside the scooped pineapple half.


5. into a martini stirrer, thread the fruits from the salad.

6. In a cocktail glass/ martini glass, pour in the martini. Put in the stirrer, with the fruits and serve chilled, along with an appetizer of your choice.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Very Easy
Cook Time: 10 Minutes
Ready In: 10 Minutes
Servings: 6

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 626Calories from Fat 6

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat %

Saturated Fat %

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 6 mg0.25%

Total Carbohydrates 63 g21%

Dietary Fiber 8 g32%

Sugars 46 g

Protein 3 g6%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet