Pineapple and Chilli lollies

December 14, 2015 (Last Updated: January 11, 2019)
Pineapple and Chilli lollies recipe

Recipes by Diana Chavarro & Jason Sandell, owners of Las Paletas 

Pineapple and Chilli lollies

Serves: 8 – 10 (80ml each)
Cooking Time: 5 mins + 5 – 7 hrs, to freeze


  • 250ml (1 cup) water
  • 110g brown sugar
  • 1 ripe pineapple, peeled and roughly chopped
  • 15ml (1 tbsp) fresh lemon juice
  • 1,25ml (¼ tsp) cayenne pepper (depending on how spicy you like it)
  • 1,25ml (¼ tsp) peri-peri spice (depending on how spicy you like it)



In a pot, combine the water and sugar and cook over medium heat, stirring, until the sugar has dissolved. Remove from heat and allow to cool to room temperature.


Add the syrup, pineapple pieces, lemon juice, cayenne pepper and peri-peri to a food processor, and blend until smooth.


Divide the mixture among the moulds and freeze, 5 – 7 hours.



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