Grilled pineapple ice cream sundaes are a delicious way to celebrate summer. Sweet bourbon-soaked pineapple, buttery angel food cake and mounds of vanilla ice cream come together in this irresistible no-bake dessert. Set out a pineapple ice cream sundae station at your next barbecue!
We’re grilling everything this summer, dessert included. From the caramelized sugars of the pineapple to the perfectly toasted angel food cake, grilling imparts a sweet and smoky flavor on this addictive warm-weather treat. We stacked grilled angel food cake with caramelized grilled pineapple and a few scoops of cool and creamy vanilla ice cream, then topped it all with a drizzle of caramel sauce and a Maraschino cherry. A perfect tropical summer sundae!
Get the Tools
You’ll be surprised at how easily this mouth-watering tropical sundae comes together. Cutting a pineapple sounds intimidating, but with the PROfreshionals Pineapple Slicer, you can core, peel and slice a pineapple in one step. The pineapple needs to marinate for about an hour in either bourbon or ginger ale, and once ready, it’s grilled along with the angel food cake. From there, simply assemble the ingredients into a stunning sundae treat using your GoodCook Smart Scoop Ice Cream Scoop.
Fire up the grill and let’s get these sundaes on the patio table!
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A great no-bake dessert! Grill it outdoors or use a cast iron pan to create great grill flavor from the indoors. No matter how you grill it, sweet bourbon-soaked pineapple, buttery angel food cake and mounds of vanilla ice cream simply scream summer.
- Prep Time: 10 minutes
- Total Time: 1 hour 10 minutes
- Yield: 6-8
- 1 pineapple
- 1/2 cup ginger ale or bourbon (optional)
- 1 angel food cake loaf, sliced
- 1/2 stick butter, softened
- 1/2 cup brown sugar
- Vanilla ice cream
- Caramel sauce
- Maraschino cherries
With a PROfreshionals Pineapple Slicer, peel core and slice pineapple. Place pineapple slices in a resealable plastic container, drizzle with bourbon or ginger ale. Marinate for at least 1 hour, and up to overnight.
Grill pineapple on outdoor or cast iron grill until edges begin to caramelize. Spread butter on both sides of the angel food cake slices, grill just until light and golden.
Serve angel food cake topped with pineapple and ice cream. Drizzle with caramel sauce and serve with a maraschino cherry on top.