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Close up top down view of grilled pineapple showing griddle lines.

Grilled pineapple

Author: Sarah Brooks
This grilled pineapple is fresh, easy and delicious! Made with fresh pineapple its a simple dessert with just four ingredients thats on the table in twenty minuits. Perfect for summer days or when you're missing the sunshine!
5 from 2 votes
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 20 mins
Course Dessert, Snack
Cuisine American
Servings 8 pineapple slices
Calories 29 kcal


  • Griddle pan or fry pan.


  • 1 whole fresh pineapple or 1 tin pineapple slices
  • 1 tablespoon (20gms) butter or margarine
  • 1 tablespoon (15gms) brown sugar
  • ¼ teaspoon ground cinnamon

Optional garnish

  • ¼ cup shreaded coconut, toasted


  • Top and tail pineapple. Cut off outer skin and cut into thick slices, about ½ thick (1.25cm).
  • Heat up griddle pan or fry pan.
  • Melt butter in a microwave proof bowl in the microwave. Add brown sugar and cinnamon and mix well.
  • Lay pineapple out and brush top side with butter, sugar and cinnamon mix.
  • Cook in griddle pan in batches. Make suren they do not overlap in the pan.
  • Do not move the pineapple pieces around to much or you will ruin the nice griddle lines on them.
  • One the first side is cooked carefully flip over and cook the other side.
  • Remove from griddle pan and cook the second batch.
  • Serve immedatly while still hot with a scoop of ice cream and some toasted coconut. Delicious!


I use fresh pineapple in this recipe but you could use a tin of pineapple slices instead.  Make sure you drain the pineapple slices well and pat them dry before brushing with the butter, sugar and cinnamon mix.


Calories: 29kcalCarbohydrates: 2gProtein: 0.1gFat: 2gSaturated Fat: 2gPolyunsaturated Fat: 0.1gMonounsaturated Fat: 0.4gTrans Fat: 0.1gCholesterol: 4mgSodium: 13mgPotassium: 12mgFiber: 0.3gSugar: 2gVitamin A: 46IUVitamin C: 0.1mgCalcium: 3mgIron: 0.1mg

Nutritional Disclaimer

Nutritional information is an estimate based on an online database. The nutritional content of ingredients may vary by brand. If you require accurate nutritional information, you should calculate this based on the specific brands and products you are using.

Keywords: bbq, easy dessert, tropical
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