Grilled Pineapple W/Butter-Rum Glaze & Vanilla Mascarpone

Total Time
Prep 20 mins
Cook 10 mins

This recipe was originally part of a menu by Bobby Flay for a barbecue. Bobby Flay's "Boy Gets Grill" 2004. Easily doubled. Ripe pineapple that is sweet & juicy makes a wonderful grilled dessert.


  1. Combine the rum, butter, and sugar in a small saucepan and simmer, whisking often, until the sugar has melted and the mixture is slightly thickened, about 10 minutes.
  2. (The glaze can be made a few days in advance, cooled, covered, and kept refrigerated.
  3. Bring to room temperature before using.).
  4. Cut the vanilla bean lengthwise in half and scrape out the seeds with the tip of a sharp knife.
  5. Whisk the mascarpone and vanilla seeds together.
  6. (The mascarpone can be made a day in advance, covered, and kept refrigerated.).
  7. Heat your grill to high.
  8. Grill the pineapple slices, brushing frequently with the glaze, until browned, 2 to 3 minutes per side.
  9. Remove the pineapple to a platter or serving plates and top each slice with a dollop of vanilla mascarpone.
  10. Garnish with a few fresh blueberries.
  11. Serve immediately.