Grilled Pineapple Dessert

Grilled Pineapple
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  • Total: 20 mins
  • Prep: 10 mins
  • Cook: 10 mins
  • Servings: 6 to 8 servings

This is a fantastic pineapple dessert recipe that takes no time to make on the grill. You can substitute rum for the tequila if you prefer.


  • 3/4 cup/180 mL tequila
  • 3/4 cup/180 mL brown sugar
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons/7.5 mL vanilla extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon/2.5 mL ground cinnamon
  • 1 large pineapple (peeled, cored and cut into 1-inch-thick slices)

Steps to Make It

  1. Gather the ingredients.

  2. Mix tequila, sugar, vanilla, and cinnamon together until sugar is dissolved.

  3. Preheat grill.

  4. Place pineapple on the grill. Baste with tequila mixture while grilling. Turn occasionally. Grill about 10 minutes.

  5. Serve hot topped with a scoop of ice cream.


  • To make grilling easier, try placing the pieces of pineapples on skewers.