Grilled Pound Cake with Brandied Red Plums

Grilled Pound Cake with Brandied Red PlumsRecipe

Photo: Jeffery Cross; Styling: Jeffrey Larsen

When plums are at their juiciest best, they're great in a quick dessert. If you don't already have the grill going, just broil or toast the pound cake until golden.

Serves 4


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2 large red plums, sliced
2 tablespoons pomegranate molasses
2 tablespoons brandy
1/2 teaspoon sugar
4 1-in.-thick slices toasted pound cake, storebought or homemade
About 1/4 cup whipped cream
2 tablespoons toasted sliced almonds


Total: 20 Minutes

1. Mix plums with pomegranate molasses, brandy, and sugar. Let steep until juicy and flavorful, at least 10 minutes.

2. Meanwhile, grill pound-cake slices over medium heat on both sides until grill marks appear, about 5 minutes.

3. Spoon plums onto cake slices, dividing evenly, and top with whipped cream and almonds.

Created date

July 2015