Recipes for Tasty Grilled Desserts!
Dessert - It's just not right to have a meal without finishing it with dessert!
But instead of pulling out the standard cake, pie or brownies for dessert why not put your grill to use to prepare
a really special and unique dessert presentation?
This can be as easy as warming fresh fruit on the grill - bananas, peach halves or sliced
pineapples are all good candidates. Cook over direct heat, browning the surface and tenderizing the fruit. Serve
alone or plop a nice scoop of ice cream on top of your special dessert. Select fruit that is ripe but firm as it
will soften when prepared on the grill.
For fruit like peaches, apples, etc cut in half and grill for 7 to 10 minutes at a medium heat.
Split bananas along their length and leave in their skin to preserve shape, grill on direct medium heat for 5 to 8
minutes. Pineapples can be peeled and cored and cut into 1/2 inch slices then put on the grill for 5 to 10 minutes
- medium heat. A special touch can be added by lightly brushing the fruit with a little melted butter and sugar (or
brown sugar) - grill to a light golden brown.
Grill unpeeled bananas, turning once, for 20 minutes or until peel is black and bananas soft. Split and sprinkle
with sugar. Serve banana in peel, slit and topped with sour cream and toasted coconut or with ice cream and toasted
This is one of my favorites because it lends itself to so many taste variations. Just pick your
Grilled Fruit Crisp
21 oz pie filling, apple or
cherry (or other favorite flavor)
1/3 cup packed brown
2 Tbs. lemon
1/2 pkg. yellow cake mix
(18.5 oz) -approx. 2 cups
Stick butter or margarine
cut in thin slices – approx. ½ cup
Whipped topping or ice
Spray a 9-inch baking pan
with cooking spray. Pour the pie filling into the 9-inch baking pan. Sprinkle with
brown sugar, cinnamon, nutmeg, and lemon juice. Sprinkle cake mix
over pie filling to cover and dot with butter slices.
Preheat grill on medium for
10 minutes, then turn one side of the
grill off and invert a
baking pan on the cooking grid on that side. Place the baking pan with the ingredients on
the inverted pan. Close the lid and bake 55-65 minutes, or until browned and
Let stand until warm. Serve
topped with whipped topping or ice cream.
Peaches & Berries
Yield: 4 Servings
2 large ripe peaches
pkg. of fresh or frozen
Wash, peel and
halve the peaches, removing pits. Place each half on a double thickness of heavy-duty aluminum foil. Fill peach
halves generously with fresh or frozen blueberries. Sprinkle 2 teaspoons brown sugar and 1 teaspoon lemon juice
on each. Wrap with foil securely.
Cook on the
grill 15-20 minutes turning once. You can serve right out of the foil.
Can also be
baked in the oven and served in stemmed glasses to dress up a meal. Bake in foil or glass dish for about 15
minutes at 350 degrees or until peaches are done. Allow one peach half per serving.
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