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Grilled Angel Food Cake

Grilled Angel Food CakeDelight your guests with grilled angel food cake served with sweet cherries and fresh cream. Toasted on the outside and soft in the center, this elegant dessert is infused with sweet simplicity.

Recipe Ingredients:

1 angel food cake, cut into 8 slices
8 tablespoons butter, melted
1 1/2 pounds sweet fresh cherries, pitted
2 tablespoons chopped ginger
1 1/4 cups Kirsch (cherry brandy)
1 pint heavy cream
1/2 cup granulated sugar

Cooking Directions:

  1. In aluminum foil pouch heat cherries, 1 tablespoon butter, 1 cup Kirsch and ginger over low heat on the grill.
  2. Mix together cream, sugar, and 1/4 cup Kirsch; whip to soft peaks.
  3. Brush cake slices with melted butter. On a hot grill, grill each side about 30 seconds or until crusty.
  4. To serve, drizzle cherries over cake and top with whipped cream.

Serves 8.

Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/8 of recipe): 679 Calories; 34g Fat; 21g Saturated Fat; 112mg Cholesterol; 70g Carbohydrate; 1g Dietary Fiber; 7g Protein; 523mg Sodium; 4% daily value Iron (based on 2,000 calorie diet).

Recipe and photograph provided courtesy of National Cherry Growers & Industries Foundation, through ECES, Inc., Electronic Color Editorial Services.