Grilled Pineapple with Passion Fruit Glaze and Coconut Ice Cream

Celebrating the flavors of the islands



Adjust Servings

Recipe CategoriesDesserts


1eachripe pineapple, peeled and eyes removed, cored, and cut into eight-3/4" rounds
1⁄2Cupdark rum
1⁄2Cuppacked light brown sugar
1⁄4Cuppassion fruit juice concentrate
1Tablespoonfresh lime juice
 Eachcoconut, macadamia or vanilla ice cream
 Eachcrushed macadamia nut brittle or almond roca


  1. Preheat the grill to medium and brush clean with a wire brush.
  2. In a saucepan, combine the rum, sugar, passion fruit and lime juices.
  3. Let the ingredients simmer, stirring to dissolve the sugar.
  4. Reduce until syrupy.
  5. Let cool.
  6. Place pineapple on the grill.
  7. Cook until lightly charred and golden, basting on both sides with the rum mixture, 6-8 minutes.
  8. Remove from the heat and arrange 2 slices in each of 4 shallow bowls.
  9. Top the pineapples with a scoop of ice cream and drizzle a spoonful of the remaining rum glaze on top.
  10. Sprinkle with macadamia nut brittle or almond roca.


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