Whenever we get a craving for a tropical escape, this super simple recipe whisks us away in no time. Vanilla's nice but drizzling the sauce over salted caramel ice cream and taking a bite is just pure paradise. —Elisabeth Larsen, Pleasant Grove, Utah
Caramelized Pineapple Sundaes Recipe photo by Taste of Home
1 fresh pineapple, peeled and cut into 1/2-inch cubes
3 cups vanilla ice cream
1/2 cup flaked coconut, toasted
1/2 cup coarsely chopped macadamia nuts, toasted
In a large skillet, heat butter over medium heat; stir in brown sugar. Add pineapple; cook and stir until tender, 8-10 minutes. Remove pineapple with a slotted spoon; set aside.
Bring remaining juices to a simmer; cook until thickened, 3-4 minutes. Remove from heat. Layer pineapple and ice cream into six dessert dishes; sprinkle with coconut and nuts. Drizzle with reduced sauce.