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Grilled Pineapple & Maple Sundaes Recipe

Grilled Pineapple & Maple Sundaes Recipe

This is one of our all-time favorite summer desserts. It’s easy, elegant and makes a nice light treat after a big meal. You’ve gotta try it at your next barbecue! —Sheralyn Friesen, Winnipeg, Manitoba
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. + marinating Grill: 10 min. YIELD:8 servings

Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup maple syrup
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 3/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 fresh pineapple, peeled, cut into 8 wedges
  • 8 scoops vanilla ice cream

Directions

  • 1. In a large resealable bag, combine the syrup, brown sugar and cinnamon; add pineapple. Seal bag and turn to coat. Refrigerate for 10-20 minutes. Drain, reserving syrup mixture.
  • 2. Moisten a paper towel with cooking oil; using long-handled tongs, lightly coat the grill rack. Grill pineapple, covered, over medium heat or broil 4 in. from the heat for 8-10 minutes or until lightly browned, turning once.
  • 3. Serve pineapple with ice cream and drizzle with reserved syrup mixture. Yield: 8 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving equals 253 calories, 7 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 29 mg cholesterol, 57 mg sodium, 47 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 3 g protein.