Grilled Pineapple with Cinnamon

As the pineapple heats on the grill, the sugars in the fruit caramelize and brown, adding a wonderful rich flavor. Serve it with ice cream and caramel or pineapple ice cream topping.

Serves: 6Hands-on: 15 minutesTotal: 15 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 6

Ingredients

  • 1 fresh pineapple
  • ½ cup brown sugar
  • ¼ cup orange juice
  • 1 Tbsp. butter, melted
  • ½ tsp. cinnamon
  • ⅛ tsp. cayenne pepper
  • 1 pint vanilla ice cream
  • ½ cup caramel ice cream topping
  • ½ cup flaked coconut

Directions

  • Twist leaves off top of pineapple. Cut off skin, making sure to remove brown spots or eyes. Cut pineapple into ½" slices. In small bowl, combine remaining ingredients and mix well.
  • Prepare and preheat grill. Brush one side of each pineapple slice with some of the brown sugar mixture and place on grill, 4–6" from medium coals. Grill, uncovered, for 8–9 minutes, turning once and brushing frequently with brown sugar mixture, until pineapple is heated and grill marks are golden brown.
  • Serve pineapple with ice cream, topping, and coconut.

Recipe Information

Serves: 6

Ingredients

  • 1 fresh pineapple
  • ½ cup brown sugar
  • ¼ cup orange juice
  • 1 Tbsp. butter, melted
  • ½ tsp. cinnamon
  • ⅛ tsp. cayenne pepper
  • 1 pint vanilla ice cream
  • ½ cup caramel ice cream topping
  • ½ cup flaked coconut

Directions

  • Twist leaves off top of pineapple. Cut off skin, making sure to remove brown spots or eyes. Cut pineapple into ½" slices. In small bowl, combine remaining ingredients and mix well.
  • Prepare and preheat grill. Brush one side of each pineapple slice with some of the brown sugar mixture and place on grill, 4–6" from medium coals. Grill, uncovered, for 8–9 minutes, turning once and brushing frequently with brown sugar mixture, until pineapple is heated and grill marks are golden brown.
  • Serve pineapple with ice cream, topping, and coconut.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories330
Total Fat10g
Saturated Fat7g
Cholesterol25mg
Sodium120mg
Total Carbohydrate62g
Dietary Fiber2g
Sugars53g
Protein3g