Grilled Berries and Pound Cake with Bourbon-Butterscotch Sauce

Grilled Berries and Pound Cake with Bourbon-Butterscotch Sauce Recipe
Photo: Luca Trovato; Styling: Dani Fisher
Frozen, packaged pound cake works well here; the dense texture cuts evenly and doesn't crumble. Use homemade or deli pound cake if desired, but steer clear of varieties with nuts and chocolate chips, which make skewering tricky.
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Yield:

Makes 1 dozen

Recipe from

Coastal Living

Recipe Time

Prep: 14 Minutes
Grill: 2 Minutes

Ingredients

12 (6-inch) wooden skewers
1/2 cup butter
2/3 cup firmly packed light brown sugar
1/2 cup whipping cream
1 tablespoon bourbon
1 quart strawberries, hulled
1 (10.75- to 16-ounce) pound cake, cut into cubes

Preparation

1. Soak skewers in water 30 minutes. Preheat grill to medium-high heat (350° to 400°).

2. Heat butter and brown sugar in a small saucepan over medium heat, stirring until well blended. Stir in whipping cream and bourbon. Remove from heat; set aside.

3. Thread berries and pound cake evenly onto skewers. Place on well-greased grill grates, and grill 1 minute on each side or until cake is lightly toasted. Serve with bourbon-butterscotch sauce.

Note:

Julia Rutland,

September 2012
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