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Grilled Pound Cake with Berries is a simple, easy way to make a quick summer dessert.  Perfect for entertaining or a family after dinner treat.
Grilled Pound Cake with BerriesGrilled Pound Cake with Berries

Grilled Pound Cake with Berries
 
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Use a frozen or premade commercial pound cake for this.
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Recipe type: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Serves: 6 to 8
Ingredients
  • 1 pound cake (Sara Lee frozen or Entenmann's), sliced 3/4-inch thick
Berries
  • 1 pound fresh strawberries, hulled and rinsed, drained
  • 1/4 Cup sugar, granulated
  • 1 Tablespoon Grand Marnier
  • 1 Tablespoon water
Whipped Cream
  • 1 1/2 Cups heavy or whipping cream
  • 1/2 Cup confectioners' sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
Instructions
  1. In a bowl, add quartered and halved strawberries, sugar, Grand Marnier and water. Toss gently but thoroughly. Refrigerate for at least 30 minutes. Stir every 10 minutes. Sugar grains should be dissolved.
  2. In a large mixing bowl, add cream, vanilla and confectioners' sugar. Whip until stiff peaks are formed. Refrigerate.
  3. Grill the pound cake slices on a preheated grill. Make hash marks on the cake on at least one surface. (Two is not necessary.)
Assemble:
  1. On a plate, set one or two slices of pound cake (depending on the number of servings). Spoon some of the berries over the cake. Top with a generous dollop of whipped cream.
  2. Serve immediately.

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