Grilled Pineapple Shortcake Sundaes

Enjoy these delicious grilled pineapple shortcake sundaes.

Grilled Pineapple Shortcake Sundaes in preperation
  • Prep time 10 min

  • Total time 10 min

  • Servings 6

  • Calories per serving 820

You will need

  • 1

    can (20 oz.) DOLE® Pineapple Slices

  • 1

    stick (1/2 cup) unsalted butter

  • 1/2

    cup packed brown sugar

  • 6

    prepared individual shortcakes

  • 1

    cup heavy (whipping) cream

  • 1

    tbsp. cornstarch

  • 1

    pint vanilla ice cream

  • 1/4

    cup sweetened shredded coconut, toasted


  • 1

    Drain pineapple, reserve juice. Heat grill to medium-low.

  • 2

    Melt butter and brown sugar in a heavy medium saucepan, over medium-low heat, stirring often. Place pineapple slices and shortcakes on separate baking sheets. Brush both sides of each with some butter mixture.

  • 3

    Stir reserved pineapple juice, cream and cornstarch into butter mixture. Stir over medium-low heat, until bubbly and thickened. Remove from heat; cover to keep warm.

  • 4

    Grill shortcakes 4 to 6 minutes, turning once, until light golden and crisp. Grill pineapple slices 5 to 9 minutes, turning once, until browned and hot.

    Start timer
  • 5

    To serve: Place shortcakes on dessert plates. Top each with a small scoop of ice cream and 2 pineapple slices. Spoon some warm sauce over each, sprinkle with coconut and serve immediately. Alternatively, spoon ice cream into a sundae glass and top with shortcake, pineapple, sauce, and coconut.

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