Mauritian vona corona jam


Vona Corona the most popular locally handmade ice cream in Mauritius! These are usually sold around the island by vendors riding a bicycle with the ice cream cart attached to it. There’s always 2 toppings that you can get on the ice cream, which is this pineapple jam recipe and a desiccated coconut topping.

mauritian vona corona jam

Servings 1 jar
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 50 minutes
Total Time 1 hour


  • 650 g pineapple
  • 150 g sugar
  • 3-4 drops red food colouring


  • Peel and finely grate the pineapple into a medium bowl, making sure to keep all of the pineapple juice.
  • Put the pineapple and it's juice into a medium pot on low-medium heat.
  • Add the sugar and let it cook for at least 45mins, until the pineapple soften and the juice has evaporated.
  • Once the juice has evaporated, add in the food colouring and let it simmer for another 5mins.
  • The jam is ready when the pineapple is soft and has a sticky consistency.
  • Transfer to a jar and enjoy as a topping on your ice cream!



Can be stored in a sanitised jar at room temperature for up to 1 month or in the fridge for up to 3 months.
Course: Condiments, Dessert
Cuisine: Mauritian
Keyword: Dairy free, Gluten free, Lactose free, Vegan, Vegetarian

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