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Grilled Pineapple Ice Cream Sundaes

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


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! 



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


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 400°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 350°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


*Toss once at about 3 minutes in

**Best served when the pineapple is warm

  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 20 minutes
  • Category: Dessert
  • Method: Grill

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