Perfect dessert on a hot summer night in front of the grill for pineapple lovers.

Recipe Summary

prep:
20 mins
cook:
12 mins
total:
32 mins
Servings:
4
Yield:
4 servings
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Ingredients

4
Original recipe yields 4 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Preheat an outdoor grill for medium heat, and lightly oil the grate.

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  • Place the hazelnuts into a small saucepan over medium heat, and shake the pan until the nuts turn golden and fragrant, about 3 minutes. Remove from heat, and set aside. Mix the lemon juice, lemon zest, mascarpone cheese, and honey in a bowl until well combined.

  • Grill the pineapple slices on the preheated grill until the slices show brown grill marks and the fruit is hot and juicy, about 3 minutes per side. Serve 2 slices per plate with a generous dollop of sweetened mascarpone cheese and a sprinkling of toasted hazelnuts on each serving.

Nutrition Facts

601 calories; protein 9.3g; carbohydrates 31g; fat 53.3g; cholesterol 140mg; sodium 62.6mg. Full Nutrition
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Reviews (16)

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Most helpful positive review

Rating: 4 stars
07/30/2016
I marinated the pineapple in the fridge covered with 1/4 cup rum 3 T brown sugar and 1/4 cup water for 2 hours before grilling. The addition of the mascarpone cheese was elegant but I added 2 extra T of honey to sweeten along with 1 t. light rum to add more flavor. The nuts didn't fit with the taste of the sweetness of the fruit. Read More
(44)

Most helpful critical review

Rating: 3 stars
05/12/2011
This was just o.k. It's expensive to make and for the price I want outstanding. Fortunately I had most of the ingredients on hand. I cut the mascarpone cream in half because 16oz for 8 slices of pineapple seemed like a lot! It was a good decision. After placing a heaping spoonful on the pineapple I still had half of it left over. Read More
(8)
23 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 16
  • 4 star values: 3
  • 3 star values: 4
  • 2 star values: 0
  • 1 star values: 0
Rating: 4 stars
07/30/2016
I marinated the pineapple in the fridge covered with 1/4 cup rum 3 T brown sugar and 1/4 cup water for 2 hours before grilling. The addition of the mascarpone cheese was elegant but I added 2 extra T of honey to sweeten along with 1 t. light rum to add more flavor. The nuts didn't fit with the taste of the sweetness of the fruit. Read More
(44)
Rating: 5 stars
04/19/2012
For those of you who are looking for a dairy-free version simple marinate the pineapple (I used canned) in the honey and lemon juice for half an hour and then grill. Yum! Read More
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Rating: 4 stars
07/29/2011
A very nice dessert but I'm surprised that no one mentioned that only ONE container of mascarpone cheese is needed. It is more than enough for 4 plates. We all enjoyed! Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
06/17/2010
Excellent! Perfect the way it is with no substitutions:) Read More
(9)
Rating: 5 stars
07/27/2010
I haven't grilled the pineapple yet but I have eaten the cheese on toasted pound cake. Could not find hazelnuts so I used toasted sliced almonds. Really light dessert. I am going to try grilling the pineapple this week and update my review. Definetly make again Read More
(8)
Rating: 3 stars
05/12/2011
This was just o.k. It's expensive to make and for the price I want outstanding. Fortunately I had most of the ingredients on hand. I cut the mascarpone cream in half because 16oz for 8 slices of pineapple seemed like a lot! It was a good decision. After placing a heaping spoonful on the pineapple I still had half of it left over. Read More
(8)
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Rating: 5 stars
06/21/2010
I fell in love with this recipe the moment I saw it. I just made it for Father's Day and it was definitely a hit among the whole family. Perfect summer dessert that is refreshing and lower in calorie. Read More
(7)
Rating: 5 stars
05/26/2012
Had this at a friends house but she opted to top the pineapple with Nutella and plain mascapone cheese. It is absolutely the best dessert ever!!!! Have made it at home many times since. Read More
(7)
Rating: 5 stars
06/23/2010
Amazing!!! It was a big hit. Read More
(5)
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