Pineapple Skewers with Coconut-Caramel Sauce

Pineapple Skewers with Coconut-Caramel Sauce

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Makes: 8 servings

Prep: 20 mins

Cook: 25 mins

  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 cup unsweetend coconut cream
  • 2/3 cup shredded sweetened coconut
  • 1 whole pineapple-peeled, cored and cut into 1-inch cubes
  1. In a small saucepan, heat the sugar and 2 tbsp. water over medium heat, stirring, until the sugar dissolves, about 2 minutes. Simmer, swirling occasionally and brushing down any sugar crystals from the sides with a wet pastry brush, until golden-brown, about 8 minutes.
  2. Stir in the coconut cream (the mixture will bubble up). Simmer, stirring occasionally, until the caramel darkens a shade and the sauce thickens slightly, 5 to 7 minutes. Remove from the heat and let cool slightly.
  3. Preheat the broiler. Sprinkle the coconut evenly on a foil-lined baking sheet. Broil, stirring occasionally and watching closely, until light golden, about 2 minutes.
  4. Skewer pineapple cubes with toothpicks and transfer to a platter. Drizzle with some coconut- caramel sauce and sprinkle with toasted coconut.