Grilled Pineapple Shortcake with Turbinado Caramel

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Alright, so in this recipe I did not make the cake. And I did not make the ice cream. Yes, I know how to make cake and ice cream. But the point of this recipe was to be easy. This dessert is perfect for summer nights when you’re already grilling up a storm or anytime you’ve already put in enough effort for the day and just want a quick, yummy dessert!

But I did make the caramel. That might sound like serious effort, but it’s just 10 minutes and can be done in advance. I wanted that molasses flavor from the raw sugar to complement the grilled cake and pineapple. It sure did!

Grilled Pineapple Shortcake with Turbinado Caramel

  • purchased butter pound cake, sliced in ½-inch slices
  • pineapple, peeled, cored, and sliced in ½-inch rounds
  • Turbinado Caramel Sauce
  • vanilla-bean ice cream

Heat grill on high heat. Grill the cake and pineapple. The cake cooks very quickly, ~1-2 minute per side just to char. The pineapple takes a little longer, 3-4 minutes per side.

To assemble, place a piece of cake on the plate, then a couple rings of pineapple and a scoop of ice cream. Drizzle with caramel sauce and serve!

~✿♥✿~

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7 thoughts on “Grilled Pineapple Shortcake with Turbinado Caramel

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  2. Hi Erica, This is the perfect dessert. We all need this kind of recipe every now and then. Life is crazy and a dessert like this makes it all worth while. Thanks for sharing this with Foodie Friends Friday this week. I’m sharing on FB and pinning.

    Looking forward to seeing you soon,
    Joanne

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