Grilled Summer Desserts You Have to Make

June 9, 2014

The grill is not just for cooking savory dishes, it's great for sweets too.  When fruit, cake, or pie dough hit the grill, the natural sugars caramelize and intensify in flavor.  Desserts can be as simple as grilled fruit drizzled with honey and served with whipped cream or as elaborate as sweet pizzas topped with ricotta cheese and chocolate.  If you've never experimented with desserts on the grill, this is the summer to try it.

Chocolate Cherry Ricotta Pizzas
Recipe from Family Fresh Cooking

Cherries and chocolate are a natural match so you know this dessert is damn delicious.

Grilled Strawberry Hand Pies

The crust absorbs a smoky flavor that surprisingly compliments the sweetness of the strawberries.


Grilled Rum Glazed Pineapple

This simple fruit dessert requires less than 5 ingredients.
 

Grilled Strawberry Shortcake
Recipe from Cook the Story

Strawberries and angel food cake hit the grill to intensify their flavors.

 

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