Top 3 Grilled Dessert Recipes

The Best Grilled and Smoked Desserts

Grilling dessert is a spectacular end to any cookout. The grill brings out flavors that can't be found any other way. The best strategy is to prepare everything beforehand so it only takes a few minutes to serve up something everyone will be talking about. One trick when using a charcoal grill is to add some extra charcoal once the main course is off. Then close down the vest so that the grill stays hot but burns slowly. When dessert time comes just remove the lid and let the fire heat up. A good hot grill caramelizes fruits and sugars quickly so stay close by and cook fast. Most desserts can be grilled in just a few minutes.

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    Strawberry-Rhubarb Crumb Cake

    Strawberry-Rhubarb Crumb Cake

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    Didn't think you could bake a cake on the grill? Guess again. This wonderful strawberry-rhubarb crumb cake is easy to prepare and can be grilled for dessert while you are eating dinner.

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    Grilled Pineapple Dessert

    Grilled Pineapple Dessert

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    This is a fantastic dessert grilled pineapple dessert recipe that is also very fast. You can substitute rum for the tequila if you are so inclined. Top it with some cold ice cream and you've got your sweet tooth covered.

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    Honey Basted Nectarines

    Grilled Honey Basted Nectarines

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    These grilled honey basted nectarines can be transformed into any dessert you wish. You can add a scoop of ice cream and crumbled cookies to make a sundae, or slice and place on top of baked sugar cookie dough to make a dessert pizza.