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Grilled Watermelon Sundae

Transform your watermelon from refreshing fruit into decadent dessert
Watermelon Sundae


Once you’ve tried grilled watermelon, you’ll never look back.

This recipe is courtesy of Food Network.


For the honey and lime syrup

  • 1/4 Cup lime juice
  • 1/2 lime, zested
  • 1/4 Cup honey
  • Dash cayenne pepper
  • Dash salt

For the watermelon sundae

  • Nonstick cooking spray
  • 1 small seedless watermelon, cut into 1-inch thick triangles
  • 1 quart vanilla ice cream
  • Whipped cream, as desired
  • 1/4 Cup mint leaves


For the honey and lime syrup

Add the lime juice, lime zest, honey, cayenne, and salt to a small bowl. Whisk until well combined.

For the watermelon sundae

Preheat a grill to medium-high heat. Grease the grill with nonstick spray.

Place the watermelon slices on the grill, and cook for 2-3 minutes per side. During the last minute of cooking, brush the syrup on the slices.

Transfer the watermelon from the grill to ice cream bowls. Top them with generous scoops of vanilla ice cream. Drizzle remaining syrup over ice cream. Garnish with whipped cream and mint leaves. Serve immediately.