Homemade Pineapple Rum

Pineapple Rum

I make all sorts of homemade liqueurs. This is one of my favorites. Pairing pineapple and rum is such a natural thing to do. Their tropical flavors blend together so well.


You can flavor rum with any number of fruits, flowers and spices. I have paired rum with citrus fruit, vanilla and more.


I think my favorite is still pineapple with rum.  So simple to make- just cut up pineapple and put in a jar. Add the rum- light or dark- and leave the jar in a cool, dark place long enough for the pineapple to flavor the rum. The hardest part is just waiting for it to mature!!


Pineapple Rum

½ lb. fresh pineapple
3 c. rum

Cut  pineapple into chunks and place in a jar with a tight-fitting lid. Add rum, close jar, and steep for 3 weeks. You can leave it longer, if you like. Strain out the pineapple. You can just toss out the pineapple, or sweeten it and use it in desserts. Once you have strained out the pineapple, you want to filter the rum to make sure it is clear. I filter mine through coffee filters or you can use layers of cheesecloth. Mature at least 1 month for better flavor.  Makes 3 cups.

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