Grilled Pineapple Ice Cream Sundaes

These Grilled Pineapple Ice Cream Sundaes are a sweet summertime dessert! The brown sugar grilled pineapple serves as the warm base of the sundae, topped with creamy vanilla ice cream, whipped cream, caramel sauce, toasted coconut and a cherry!Β 

Grilled Pineapple Ice Cream Sundae

With summer fast approaching these Grilled Pineapple Ice Cream Sundaes are one you will want to have at the ready! They combine 2 of my favorite things about summer – ice cream and grilling!

When you think of summer grilling your mind may not immediately turn to pineapple, but it should! Pineapple is one of my favorite things to grill! When you grill pineapple it’s sugars caramelize, which enhances it’s natural sweetness – making it the perfect base for an ice cream sundae πŸ˜‰

Grilled Pineapple

How to Grill Pineapple

 

Before grilling prepare the pineapple by cutting off the top and bottom and then removing the skin. Next slice the pineapple into 1-inch wide rings. Now toss the pineapple slices with some melted coconut oil and brown sugar – this will help it get extra caramelized when you grill it!Β 

Make sure you are starting with a clean grill! You don’t want your brown sugar grilled pineapple tasting like last week’s burgers! Heat the grill to medium-high heat, about 400Β°F.

Place the pineapple slices on the grill, evenly spaced. Pour some of the remaining sugar mixture over the pineapple slices. Then close the grill to allow the pineapple to cook and become nicely charred on the grill side. After 6-8 minutes flip the pineapple slices and repeat on the other side. The pineapple slices should have a good char to them, but not be burnt!

 

Grilled Pineapple Ice Cream Sundae

How to assemble a Grilled Pineapple Ice Cream Sundae

 

Once the pineapple is grilled these sundaes come together in a flash!

We’ll use the warm, grilled pineapple as the base of our sundae. Place a slice on a dessert plate and top with a large scoop of vanilla ice cream. Top the ice cream with a large dollop of whipped cream. Drizzle some caramel sauce over the sundae, sprinkle with toasted coconut and top with a cherry! Because the pineapple is warm and we are dealing with ice cream these must be served right away to avoid turning into a soupy mess!

Feel free to change up the ice cream flavors and toppings as desired!

Grilled Pineapple Ice Cream Sundae

 

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Grilled Pineapple Ice Cream Sundaes


  • Author: Sprinkles & Sea Salt
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 20 minutes
  • Total Time: 30 minutes
  • Yield: 6 sundaes 1x

Description

These Grilled Pineapple Ice Cream Sundaes are a sweet summertime dessert! The brown sugar grilled pineapple serves as the warm base of the sundae, top with creamy vanilla ice cream, whipped cream, caramel sauce, toasted coconut and a cherry!Β 


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Ingredients

Grilled Pineapple

1 ripe pineapple

1/4 cup melted coconut oil

1/2 cup brown sugar

Toasted Coconut

1/2 cup sweetened, shredded coconut

Ice Cream Sundaes

6 slices grilled pineapple

6 large scoops vanilla ice cream

1 can whipped cream

1/4 cup caramel sauce

1/2 cup toasted coconut

6 maraschino cherries


Instructions

Grilled Pineapple

Cut the top and bottom off the pineapple so it sits flat on your cutting board

Carefully slice off the skin

Lay the pineapple on its side and cut into slices about 1 inch wide

Put the pineapple slices into a gallon-sized plastic bag

Pour the coconut oil over the pineapple

Add in the brown sugar

Close the bag and shake to coat the pineapple slices evenly

Heat the grill to medium-high heat, about 400Β°F

Place pineapple slices on the grill, pour half of the sugar mixture that remains in the bag over the slices

Close grill and cook for 6-8 minutes, pineapple should become nicely charred on the grill side

Flip the pineapple slices, pour the remaining sugar mixture over the slices

Grill for another 6-8 minutes

Remove pineapple from grill

Toasted Coconut

While the pineapple is cooking you can toast the coconut (optional)

Preheat the oven to 350Β°F

Spread the coconut onto a baking sheet

Bake for 5-8 minutes until coconut is golden brown*

Allow to cool

Ice Cream Sundaes

Place 1 slice of grilled pineapple** in the middle of a small dessert plate

Top with a large scoop of vanilla ice cream

Top the ice cream with a large dollop of whipped cream

Drizzle with caramel sauce

Sprinkle on some toasted coconut

Top with a cherry


Notes

*Toss once at about 3 minutes in

**Best served when the pineapple is warm

  • Category: Dessert
  • Method: Grill

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  1. It’s healthy because fruit right? Love this so much.