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Caramelized Pineapple Sundae

Sweet pineapple gets coated in caramel and layered with ice cream for the perfect quick dessert.

Serves 4
Ready in 20 mins
Prep time 8 mins
Cooking time 12 mins
648 calories per serving


> 2 1/2 cups fresh pineapple chunks
> 3/4 cup sliced almonds
> 1/4 cup butter
> 1/2 cup brown sugar
> 1/2 tsp vanilla 
> 1 tbsp rum (optional)
> 1/8 tsp salt
> 4 cups vanilla or butter pecan ice cream
> 1/2 cup whipped cream


Cut the pineapple into smaller cubes. In a large nonstick skillet, toast the almonds on medium 4 min., until golden, stirring constantly. Wipe out skillet.
In same skillet, melt the butter on medium. Add brown sugar, vanilla, rum (optional), and salt and cook 2 min., until sugar has dissolved, stirring. Add pineapple, stirring to coat. Cook 5 min., until tender and liquid is syrupy. Let cool completely.
Add ½ cup ice cream to each of 4 tall sundae or parfait glasses. Spoon some of the pineapple mixture on top and sprinkle with 1 tbsp almonds. Repeat layering, then top with a dollop of whipped cream and a sprinkle of toasted almonds.

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