Prep Time: 15 Minutes

Serves: 4


  • half cup (250 ml) Bourbon whiskey

  • half cup (250 ml) brown sugar (firmly packed)

  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

  • quarter teaspoon cinnamon powder

  • half (4 cups or 400 g) pineapple, cut into 3cm pieces

  • 4 bamboo skewers, soaked in water 15 minutes, drained

  • ice cream, to serve


  1. In small saucepan over medium heat simmer Bourbon, sugar, vanilla and cinnamon until sugar dissolves. Set aside.

  2. Thread pineapple pieces onto 4 skewers, dividing equally.

  3. Heat BBQ, grill or fry pan to high. Grill pineapple until brown, basting with Bourbon glaze and turning occasionally, about 6-8 minutes.

  4. Remove pineapple from skewers. Serve hot or warm with remaining bourbon glaze and your favourite ice cream.

Grilled Bourbon Pineapple