Grill slices of pineapple and pound cake to make this delectable dessert recipe. Light pineapple-coconut ice cream adds a crowning touch.

Source: Family Circle

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Recipe Summary

prep:
10 mins
cook:
12 mins
grill:
7 mins
Servings:
8
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Stir together 1 tablespoon of the juice and the cornstarch. Set aside. In a small saucepan, combine the remaining juice, rum and brown sugar. Bring to a boil over medium-high heat and simmer for 10 minutes. Stir in cornstarch mixture and extracts. Cook another 2 minutes. Set sauce aside.

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  • Cut pineapple into 8 slices, each about 3/4-inch thick. Cut pound cake into 8 slices, each about 1-inch thick. Heat gas grill to medium or prepare charcoal grill with medium-hot coals.

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  • Brush pineapple with some of the rum sauce. Grill 5 minutes, turning once, until grill marks form. Set aside. Grill pound cake slices 2 minutes or until grill marks appear, turning once.

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  • Serve pound cake slices, topped with grilled pineapple and a scoop of ice cream. Drizzle with remaining sauce.

Nutrition Facts

289 calories; total fat 9g; saturated fat 5g; cholesterol 78mg; sodium 164mg; carbohydrates 46g; fiber 1g; protein 5g.

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