13 Feb

How To Cut A Pineapple

So you want to know the ancient super secret technique for cutting pineapples that has been passed down through the ages and closely guarded by all who are privy to it?

Do you think you are worthy of this powerful ancient knowledge? Well… ok then. Sure, why not. But first you MUST promise never to use what you are about to learn for works of evil against another, such power must be wielded responsibly or else dire consequences will result. You have been warned!

Aaaannnyyyway… you’re here (I hope) because you have a pineapple and want to learn how you’re supposed to get into the darn thing, well follow along!

How to cut a pineapple


  • Sharp knife
  • Cutting board
  • Pineapple

How to Cut a Pineapple

How to cut a pineapple

  1. Place the pineapple on its side on the cutting board and remove the stalk.

how to cut a pineaple

how to cut a pineapple picture2. Cut off the top of the pineapple.

how to cut pineapples3. Cut off the bottom of the pineapple.

how to cut a pineapple4. Stand the pineapple on its side and cut the skin off of the sides in strips.
Hot to slice a pineapple5. Continue cutting strips around the pineapple until you have cut all of the skin off of it.
Hot to slice pineapples

how to slice pineapples6. You should now be left with a cylinder of pineapple flesh. Mmmmmm, yummy. Depending on how close you sliced when removing the skin you will most likely have some divits left, you can remove these with a mellon baller or potato peeler easily.
how to cut up a pineapple

how to slice up pineapples7. Place the pineapple on its side and begin cutting slices. The thickness is up to you.
how to cut pineapples up8. Work your way down the pineapple until the entire thing has been sliced up.
a cut up pineapple

hot to prepare a pineapple

9. Taking a slice firmly in your hand, begin cutting around the core. Some pineapples have soft cores that can be eaten, but most of the time it will be pretty hard.

hot to prep pineaplles

10. Depending on the knife you use it will be easier to cut by either ‘sawing’ or by ‘stabbing’ your way around the core, the method shown here is ‘stabbing’.

cutting up a pineapple

11. Once you’ve cut all the way around the core, use your fingers to dislodge it and voila! You’re all done, time to enjoy!