Top vanilla ice cream or frozen yogurt with this tropical-fruit sauce. Use it with Nut Praline Topping to create a sumptuous banana split. Recipe by Nancy Baggett for EatingWell. Source: EatingWell Magazine, June/July 2005

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  • Combine pineapple juice and cornstarch in a heavy medium saucepan; whisk until smooth. Cook, whisking, over medium-high heat until the mixture thickens, about 2 minutes. Stir in pineapple, orange juice, brown sugar and butter. Bring to a boil and cook, stirring gently, for 1 minute more. Remove from heat. Stir in vanilla. Let cool for 15 minutes. Serve warm.



Make Ahead Tip: Refrigerate in a nonreactive container for up to 2 days. To reheat, microwave on High for 1 to 2 minutes. Stir well before serving.

Nutrition Facts

17 calories; 0.1 g total fat; 0.1 g saturated fat; 1 mg sodium. 25 mg potassium; 4 g carbohydrates; 0.2 g fiber; 3 g sugar; 0.1 g protein; 18 IU vitamin a iu; 7 mg vitamin c; 4 mcg folate; 4 mg calcium; 2 mg magnesium;