If your grilling consists just of meat, you are losing out!
The high heat from the grill caramelizes the natural sugar in the fruit, making it even more delectable.
The greatest part is that grilling fruit just takes a few minutes, making it an excellent dessert choice for entertaining.
For strong heat, gas and charcoal grills work best, but a griddle pan on your stove will suffice.
Just be sure to clean the grill grates thoroughly. You don’t want the fruit to pick up the taste of the last thing you grilled.
- 1. Incredibly Versatile Grilled Pineapple with Brown Sugar Orange Glaze
- 2. Grilled Peaches with Vanilla Ice Cream – Ready in 5 Minutes!
- 3. Grilled Fruit Kabobs
- 4. Sophisticated Grilled Pears with Amaretto
- 5. Grilled Cinnamon Apple Slices Drizzled with Honey
- 6. Rum Glazed Grilled Bananas
- 7. Grilled Nectarines – Simple and Delicious Recipe
- 8. Honey Almond Ricotta Stuffed Grilled Peaches
- 9. Sweet and Spicy Grilled Cantaloupe
- 10. Honey Glazed Grilled Plums
- 11. Hot-Sweet Grilled Watermelon – An Exciting Twist for your Melon.
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1. Incredibly Versatile Grilled Pineapple with Brown Sugar Orange Glaze
It’s ready in 20 minutes and so versatile that you can use it as a side, in a salad, on a sandwich, in a cocktail, or on its own since it’s so tasty!
In addition to being sticky and delicious, pineapple provides several health advantages. Sure, with the glaze on top, this is a tad sweet, but as they say, everything in moderation!
- 4 tablespoons unsalted butter
- 1/3 cup packed light brown sugar
- 1/2 cup orange juice
- 1 teaspoon chili powder
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 1/8 teaspoon black pepper
- 1/8 teaspoon ground cloves
- how delicious your pineapple is1 tbsp lime juice, or more to taste, depending on how tart you like it
Here’s the whole recipe, as well as a lot of information on pineapples. After reading it, you’ll be on your way to get a Pineapple in no time.
2. Grilled Peaches with Vanilla Ice Cream – Ready in 5 Minutes!
While you have the grill out, why not save yourself some time and cook some peaches? Dessert is ready in under 5 minutes, with the addition of some ice cream and maybe a sprinkle of honey!
The simplicity of this dish is misleading; maybe it does not convey how simple it is.
- 2 ripe peaches
- 2 ripe nectarines
- canola oil
- 8 large scoops vanilla ice cream
- Honey and sea salt for finishing
The same is true for nectarines and apricots. When stone fruit season arrives, you’ll never be short of dessert options. The recipe may be found here.
3. Grilled Fruit Kabobs
Not only can you mix and match what fruits you grill by threading them on a stick, but you can also make your grilled fruit look interesting.
There are many variations you can make with this concept, and if you want a nutritious dessert that kids (and some adults) will eat without complaining, this is the way to go.
- 1 cup Pineapple chunks cut into 1 pieces
- 1 Banana cut 1 pieces
- 1 cup Cantaloupe chunks cut into 1 pieces
- 1 cup Strawberries stems removed
- Coconut oil spray
- 1 tablespoon Maple syrup for drizzling
- Vanilla yogurt for dipping (optional)
Check out the recipe for some inspiration and helpful hints on how to grill excellent fruit kabobs.
4. Sophisticated Grilled Pears with Amaretto
Grilled fruit is delicious and simple, but it can also be refined. Inspired by Italian pastries, this dish deliberately mixes pear with toasted almonds and Amaretto.
Serve with a scoop of vanilla ice cream for a dessert that will wow your guests while requiring no work.
- 2 tbsp coconut sugar
- 80 ml / 1/3 cup Amaretto, I used Disarrano
- 1 tbsp olive oil or coconut oil
- 4 pears, halved
The recipe may be found here. The original recipe calls for vanilla coconut ice cream, but you may substitute whatever vanilla ice cream you choose.
5. Grilled Cinnamon Apple Slices Drizzled with Honey
This amazingly simple recipe takes use of the time-honored combination of apple and cinnamon.
You can serve this as a dessert or as a side dish, so after you’ve mastered the technique (which isn’t difficult), you can let your creativity go wild.
- 3 honeycrisp apples, cut into 3 inch circles
- 3 tablespoons of melted butter
- 3 teaspoons of cinnamon
- 2 tablespoons of honey
Go to the complete recipe for the recipe and some advice on the best sort of apples to use.
6. Rum Glazed Grilled Bananas
Grilled bananas absolutely shine, becoming deliciously mushy and caramelized. Add a rum and spice glaze and you’ve got yourself a full-fledged comfort meal in a matter of minutes.
- 2 tablespoons brown sugar, well packed
- 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
- 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
- 1 pinch kosher or sea salt
- 1 tablespoon unsalted butter
- 2 tablespoons rum
- 4 bananas
As with most of these recipes, adding some ice cream, cream, or yoghurt is optional. To be honest, these bananas have so much going for them on their own that you could easily eat them as is.
Heres the full recipe.
7. Grilled Nectarines – Simple and Delicious Recipe
Nectarines, like other stone fruits, roast beautifully. This recipe also contains a simple but pleasant tip for making a lovely sweet cinnamon coating for your nectarines.
While the creator of this dish advocates for the inclusion of ice cream, she also advises that there is no need to go overboard with the ice cream since the nectarine itself is the star of the show.
- 2 nectarines, cut in half and seeded
- 2 tablespoons unsalted butter
- cup brown sugar
- 1 tablespoon granulated sugar
- teaspoon cinnamon
- Ice cream
Get the full recipe here.
8. Honey Almond Ricotta Stuffed Grilled Peaches
While this dish seems to have a lot going on, you will have it all ready to serve in under 15 minutes.
The addition of ricotta and toasted almonds give this dish an Italian touch, adding another layer to the already exquisite taste of grilled peaches.
- 4 peaches halved and pitted
- 1 teaspoon olive oil
- 3/4 cup ricotta homemade or store bought
- 1 teaspoon honey plus more for drizzling
- 1/8 teaspoon cinnamon ground
- 1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract clear
- 1/2 teaspoon freshly grated lemon zest
- 2 tablespoons gently roasted slivered almonds, sprinkled on top
- 1-2 crumbled amaretti cookies sprinkled over peach tops
- honey for drizzling
- mint leaves for decorating
You can find the recipe and some fantastic suggestions on how to choose the perfect peach here!
9. Sweet and Spicy Grilled Cantaloupe
We’ve all discovered that grilled stone fruit is delectable, but grilled cantaloupe should not be overlooked.
This inventive taste combination, which includes paprika and honey, is guaranteed to surprise and thrill you. It goes very nicely with chicken.
- ripe cantaloupe
- smoked paprika
Go to the complete recipe for additional information on grilled cantaloupe and basic recommendations on selecting a nice specimen.
10. Honey Glazed Grilled Plums
Now is the time for plums to shine! Grilling plums, like grilling any fruit, enhances their inherent taste.
Drizzle them with honey, top with a dollop of ricotta (ice cream or frozen yoghurt also works), and you’ve got a quick and simple method to jazz up your plums.
- 2 firm plums, halved and pitted
- 3 tablespoons honey
- 1 cup ricotta
- Several sprigs of thyme
Imagine savoring this simple meal on the back terrace on a warm evening. It’s simple and refreshing! The recipe may be found here.
11. Hot-Sweet Grilled Watermelon – An Exciting Twist for your Melon.
Grilled fruit is naturally sweet, but you can spice it up by adding a dash of heat.
This recipe calls for guajillo chilli powder, but if you can’t get it, cayenne pepper or chipotle powder will suffice.
- 1 small seedless red watermelon (about 5 lb.)
- 2 lemons
- 3/4 teaspoon kosher salt
- 1 teaspoon ground red chile powder or guajillo chile powder
If you’re having difficulties visualizing how this tastes, fire up the grill and give it a try; the whole recipe can be found here.
We predict you’ll be racing out to get another watermelon soon after you finish the first!
Wrapping It Up
Who knew that grilling some fruit, adding a basic sauce, and a spoonful of ice cream was the secret to making some of the simplest but most delectable desserts?
Grilled fruit may also be an unexpected side dish or a creative touch to a salad.
Do you like grilled fruit? Let us know if you have any hot suggestions or if you appreciated this post in the comments box below. And, if you found this information useful, please spread the word!