Grilled pineapple with spice cake sauce
This lush dessert is the most heavenly treat!
- 25 cl water
- 3 cardamom pods
- 1 cinnamon stick
- zest of ½ lemon
- 2 cm piece of fresh ginger, sliced
- 2 tbsp sugar
- 2 slices of spice cake, dried and finely ground
- 1 pineapple
You can find this, and many other recipes and fun facts in the book ‘150 different takes on soft gingerbread’.
Bring the water to the boil with the cardamom pods, the cinnamon stick, the lemon zest and the ginger.
Strain the water, add the sugar and the spice cake and bring to the boil. Stir regularly.
Heat a griddle pan. Slice the pineapple, remove the hard core, and cut the slices into two. Grill on both sides in the hot griddle pan.
Serve the pineapple with a scoop of ice-cream and the spice cake sauce