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An overhead shot of grilled spiced pineapples with dulce de leche on a beautiful blue plate.

Dulce De Leche with Grilled Spiced Pineapples

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  • Author: Riz | Chocolates & Chai
  • Total Time: 2 hours 5 minutes
  • Yield: 1 1/2 cups of dulce de leche, 6 pineapple slices 1x


This simple dessert mixes a classic dulce de leche recipe with spiced grilled pineapples for an easy and satisfying dish!



How to Make Classic Dulce de Leche

  • 4 cups milk
  • 1 1/4 cups sugar
  • 1/4 baking soda
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract

Grilled Spiced Pineapples

  • 6 Pineapple slices
  • 3tbsp lime juice
  • 4tbsp honey
  • 1/2 tsp ground paprika


To Make Classic Dulce de Leche

  1.           Stir together milk, sugar, and baking soda in a pot. Bring to a boil and reduce heat to a simmer.
  2.            Leave uncovered, stirring fairly regularly until caramelized (and thickened) – 2 hours.
  3.           Stir in vanilla extract. Transfer to a glass jar and allow to cool.

Grilled Spiced Pineapples

  1. Mix lime juice, honey, and ground paprika in a small bowl. Set aside.
  2. In a pan over heat, melt butter and brown pineapple slices (both sides, please!).
  3. Spoon the lime-honey sauce on to the grilled pineapple slices, and continue to cook for 5 minutes (both sides, again!).
  4. Remove the pineapples from heat, and plate with dulce the leche on the side. Enjoy


Makes 1 ½ cups of dulce de leche.

  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 2 hours
  • Category: Desserts
  • Method: Cooking
  • Cuisine: Mexican
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