17 Irresistible Grilled Desserts

One of the greatest joys of summer: A warm, fruit-filled grilled dessert paired with rich-and-creamy ice cream. Here are 16 glorious recipes to try this season.


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Gale Gand's Grilled Buttermilk Bread Pudding with Rhubarb-Pear Compote
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Gale Gand's Grilled Buttermilk Bread Pudding with Rhubarb-Pear Compote

    Orange juice, red wine, and cinnamon are just a few of the bold ingredients that give this grilled dessert its unforgettable flavor.

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Grilled Pound Cake with Espresso Chocolate Sauce

    For a simple yet dazzling dessert, top crisp grilled pound cake with our rich and creamy chocolate sauce and a sprinkling of pistachio nuts.

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Creamy Cherry Cobbler with Pound Cake Topper

    This warm, sugary mixture of fresh cherries, rich cream cheese, and crumbled pound cake pairs beautifully with cinnamon or vanilla ice cream.

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Dessert Polenta with Grilled Balsamic Plums

    Sweetened polenta -- a traditional Italian dish that's similar to cornmeal mush -- makes a delightful accompaniment to grilled plums.

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Grilled Strawberry-Rhubarb Cobbler with Shortbread Crumb Topper

    Fresh strawberries, tart rhubarb, and crisp shortbread cookies star in this irresistible grilled cobbler recipe. Serve it with rich and creamy lemon ice cream.

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Grilled Berry Cobbler with Graham Cracker Topper

    This luscious cobbler recipe makes the most of fresh raspberries, strawberries, and blueberries. Serve it with a scoop of vanilla ice cream.

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Grilled Strawberries with Limoncello Sorbet

    Grilled strawberries top our refreshing, simple sorbet -- the ideal make-ahead dessert for a summer cookout.

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Pineapple Berry Hobo Pack

    This easy 20-minute dessert makes the most of fresh pineapple and blueberries. Serve it with vanilla ice cream for a refreshing summer dessert.

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Grilled Skillet Peach Pie

    This warm-weather pie recipe makes the most of fresh juicy peaches. Grilling makes the crust tender and golden brown; top with fresh whipped cream or cinnamon ice cream.

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Orange-Glazed Fruit with Anise Whipped Cream

    The licorice-flavor liqueur ouzo, often referred to as the national drink of Greece, is used in this Orange-Glazed Fruit with Anise Whipped Cream.

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Hot off the Grill Apricot Pie

    For a fun twist, while eating outside just pop this onto the grill and have a warm dessert with cold ice cream ready when you are.

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Bananas Suzette Over Grilled Pound Cake

    Here is all the drama of Crepes Suzette without laboring over the crepes -- a flavorful blend of grilled pound cake topped with caramelized bananas flavored with a hint of orange. This elegant dessert is made easily in a skillet right on your grill.

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Grilled Mango Blossom

    Grilled mangos are served over a kiwifruit and mango sauce. For a real splurge, serve your mango blossom with ice cream or fruit sorbet.

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Grilled Fruit Crisp

    Fresh peaches and canned pineapple are topped with a spiced oat mixture and cooked on the grill in this grilled fruit crisp recipe.

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Gorgonzola-and-Walnut-Stuffed Apples

    These juicy stuffed apples ooze with melted cheese. Honey is the natural choice for a sweetener.

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Grilled Banana Sundaes

    Cook bananas and a quick caramel sauce on the grill, then spoon over ice cream for a warm-weather delight.

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Chocolate-Sauced Dessert Kabobs

    This dessert kabob recipe with nectarines, bananas, pound cake, and strawberries takes only minutes to grill. Flavor the chocolate sauce with a favorite extract or liqueur, if you wish. Store any remaining sauce, covered, in the refrigerator and use as an ice cream or brownie topping.

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