Caramelized Pineapple Sundaes

“Whenever we get a craving for a tropical escape, this super simple recipe whisks us away in no time. Vanilla’s nice but drizzling the sauce over salted caramel ice cream and taking a bite is just pure paradise.” —Elisabeth Larsen, Pleasant Grove, Utah

Caramelized Pineapple SundaesPhoto: Taste of Home
Caramelized Pineapple Sundaes
Caramelized Pineapple Sundaes
Servings Prep Time
6servings 30minutes
Servings Prep Time
6servings 30minutes
Ingredients
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Ingredients
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Instructions
  1. In a large skillet, heat butter over medium heat; stir in brown sugar. Add pineapple; cook and stir until tender, 8-10 minutes. Remove pineapple with a slotted spoon; set aside.
  2. Bring remaining juices to a simmer; cook until thickened, 3-4 minutes. Remove from heat. Layer pineapple and ice cream into six dessert dishes; sprinkle with coconut and nuts. Drizzle with reduced sauce.
Recipe Notes

Editor's Note

  • To toast coconut, bake in a shallow pan in a 350° oven for 5-10 minutes or cook in a skillet over low heat until golden brown, stirring occasionally.
  • To toast nuts, bake in a shallow pan in a 350° oven for 5-10 minutes or cook in a skillet over low heat until lightly browned, stirring occasionally.

Nutrition Facts
1 serving: 469 calories, 26g fat (13g saturated fat), 49mg cholesterol, 180mg sodium, 59g carbohydrate (51g sugars, 4g fibre), 4g protein.