5 Easiest Summer Grilled Desserts On Your Kamado 26 Inch Grill
Grilled desserts are a great way to add that special summer flavor to your barbecue. You’ve probably never thought about baking desserts before, but summer is a time for experimentation and adventure. To help you start exploring the world of barbecue desserts, we’ve put together 5 of the easiest summer barbecue desserts on your kamado 26 inch grill that will satisfy your sweet tooth and impress your barbecue lovers.
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Summer's Festive Baked Desserts
1.Grilled Banana Split
2.Grilled Peaches with Vanilla Ice Cream
3.Grilled Pineapple Pound Cake4.Grilled Berry Pie
The Easiest (and Tastiest) Grilled Dessert
Celebrate with one or more of these festive delicious baked desserts. They’re sweet, refreshing and reminiscent of simpler times. Best of all, most of these fruits will make for the freshest and most delicious holiday dessert.
Baked Banana Split
These roasted bananas are a delicious addition to a classic summer snack, but you don’t have to deal with hot, smoky campfires or messy burnt marshmallows.
•6 large, ripe banana peels
•6 tablespoons chocolate chips
•6 tablespoons mini marshmallows
•2 tablespoons chopped pecans
•1 can whipped cream
1.Cut 6 sheets of 12-inch heavy duty tin foil.
2.Heat grill to about 350°F.
3.Use a sharp knife to cut lengthwise along the inside curve of each banana. Don’t cut the banana all the way.
4.Make a slit in the banana to make a pocket.
5.Crimp and shape the foil around the bananas to make a boat.
6.Fill each banana pocket with 2 tablespoons of chocolate chips, 2 tablespoons of marshmallows, and ½ teaspoon of pecans.
7.Seal the foil around the banana, leaving about 2 to 3 inches of headspace.
8.Place on the grill and cover.
9.Cook for 8 to 10 minutes.
10.Remove from grill and serve immediately, topping with whipped cream if desired.
Grilled Peaches with Vanilla Ice Cream
Nothing says summer like fresh peaches, which thankfully are in season. Pair roasted peaches with vanilla ice cream for a refreshing treat on summer.
•4 ripe peaches, halved and pitted
•1 tablespoon vegetable oil
•Vanilla ice cream
•Flaky sea salt
1.Start the grill and heat to about 400º F.
2.Brush the peaches with oil.
3.Place the peaches on the grill, cut side down.
4.Cook for 4 to 5 minutes.
5.Turn the peaches over so the skin side is facing down.
6.Cook for another 4 to 6 minutes.
7.Remove from grill and serve with vanilla ice cream, honey drizzle and flaky sea salt.
Grilled Pineapple Pound Cake
This grilled pineapple dessert is sure to make waves for any tropical fruit lover you turn up at your summer BBQ.
•1 pineapple, cut into rings
•4 tablespoons butter, melted
•¼ cup brown sugar
•1 premade pound cake
•Vanilla ice cream
•Caramel Ice Cream Topping
1.Preheat grill to about 250º F.
2.Beat butter and brown sugar in a mixing bowl until fully combined.
3.Spread the pineapple slices with the butter and brown sugar mixture.
4.Place the pineapple rings on the grill and cook for 5 minutes on each side.
5.After removing the rings from the grill, let them cool for a few minutes.
6.Place the grilled pineapple rings on a pound cake slice and serve with a scoop of vanilla ice cream.
7.Drizzle with caramel sauce.
Grilled fruit skewers
When you’ve got a smorgasbord of fresh fruit on hand, these fruit skewers are a great healthy option for summer dessert. The good news for those looking to stay slim this summer is that grilling food actually has a lot of health benefits.
•½ cup pure maple syrup
•¼ teaspoon ground cumin
•¼ teaspoon ground cinnamon
•¼ teaspoon chili
•4 cups chunks of fruit, including pineapple, peaches, bananas, or any other fresh fruit you have on hand that can be skewered.
1.Preheat grill to about 400º F.
2.Soak bamboo skewers in a bowl of water.
3.Combine all ingredients in a medium bowl and toss to coat. For best results, add fruit last.
4.Cover the bowl and refrigerate until the fruit is cold.
5.Thread the fruit slices on the skewers, alternating with the fruit you use.
6.Place the skewers directly on the grill and heat over high heat for 1.5 minutes per side.
7.Once browned and caramelized, remove from heat and serve hot.
Baked Berry Pie
Speaking of healthy desserts, this mixed berry dish will add some antioxidants to your Fourth of July feast. Fresh blueberries, strawberries and raspberries combine with vanilla ice cream to make the perfect red, white and blue dessert to add to summer BBQ.
•2 cans pre-made cookie dough
•1 cup sugar
•½ cup flour
•½ tablespoon cinnamon
•¼ teaspoon salt
•1½ cups fresh blueberries
•1½ cups fresh strawberries
•1½ cups fresh blackberries
•1½ cups fresh raspberries
•3 tablespoons cornstarch
•Vanilla ice cream
1.Preheat grill to 350°F.
2.Cut cookies into ½-inch pieces and place in a bowl.
3.Add flour, cinnamon, salt, and half of the sugar to the dough and mix well.
4.In a foil pan or ovenproof pan, add all the fresh berries, remaining sugar and cornstarch. Stir well.
5.Transfer the pan to the grill and let it cook until the fruit starts to juice.
6.Cover fruit evenly with cookie dough mixture.
7.Cover the pan tightly with foil and turn off the grill.
8.Cook for 20 minutes.
9.Remove foil from pan, cover grill, and cook for another 10 minutes, or until dough is cooked through.
10.Remove from the grill and serve each cobbler with a scoop of ice cream.