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Grilled Nectarines with Whipped Coconut Cream

Courtesy of Ontario Tend Fruit Growers

An easy recipe for Ontario nectarines topped with whipped cream and a sprinkle of shredded coconut.

Grilled Nectarines with Whipped Coconut Cream

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Serves: 6 Cooking Time: 4-6 minutes


  • 1 tbsp (15 mL) grapeseed oil
  • ½ cup (125 mL) full fat coconut milk
  • 2 tbsp (30 mL) sugar
  • ½ cup (125 mL) cold Ontario whipping cream
  • 6 ripe Ontario nectarines
  • ¼ cup (60 mL) shredded coconut
  • Garnish: fresh mint



Vigorously shake coconut milk before opening. Add coconut milk and sugar to a large bowl. Mix until sugar dissolves. Place bowl in refrigerator to allow for milk to thicken; about 1 hour. Using an electric hand mixer, beat whipping cream until peaks form. Slowly add in cold coconut milk, continuing to whip until combined. Cover and refrigerate until nectarines are grilled.


Pre-heat grill to medium.


Slice nectarines in half and remove pit. Brush cut side with grapeseed oil. Place on grill cut side down; grill 4-6 minutes or until nectarines are warm and softened.


To assemble place nectarine cut side up on plate. Spoon a dollop of coconut cream into centre. Sprinkle with shredded coconut and garnish with fresh mint.


Chill Time: 1 hour

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