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Grilled Pound Cake With Grilled Bananas And Red Wine Sauce

umaima's picture
Hosting a Labor Day Party? Then this is a great grilled dessert you should make. Afterall, its probably the last time you will grill this year.
Ingredients
  Pound cake slices 6 (1/2 Inch Thick)
  Butter 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), melted (1 Stick)
  Firm bananas 3 , peeled and cut into half lengthwise
For red wine sauce
  Dry red wine 1 1⁄4 Cup (20 tbs)
  Sugar 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Cinnamon stick 1⁄4
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm)
  Arrowroot 1 Teaspoon
  Orange 1 , juiced
Directions

Light a fire in a charcoal or gas grill.
To MAKE THE SAUCE:
In a small, heavy saucepan, combine the red wine, sugar, cinnaftnon, and clove.
Bring to a boil.
Combine the arrowroot and orange juice and stir into the red wine mixture.
Continue to cook over medium heat until thickened.
Remove from heat and let cool to room temperature.
Brush the pound cake on both sides with butter and grill for 1 to 2 minutes on each side, or until lightly colored.
Brush the bananas with butter and grill them for about 30 seconds per side, or until lightly colored.
Place each slice of pound cake on a dessert plate.
Top with a banana and vanilla ice cream and drizzle with the red wine sauce.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Grilling
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Banana
Interest: 
Party
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Ready In: 
30 Minutes
Servings: 
6

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11 Comments

chockyfoodie's picture
I have tried it sometime back. The grilled pound cakes are really yummylicious.
Chocoholic's picture
If a recipe sounds out of the ordinary, I'm all over it, this particular one just knocked "out-of-the-ordinary" recipes out of the park
sumer's picture
never knew that this could be baked on labor day...quite interesting........
Cheffina's picture
I really like the idea of grilled bananas...havent eaten this before and havent ever made such a dish...guess this is my next experiment...thanks for the recipe buddy!
FitGal's picture
Can we use another wine in place of red wine?
Anonymous's picture
Is this a Labor Day Special? It's actually quite good for any occasion. And quite simple too
Anonymous's picture
Not much labor involved in grilling these yummy pound cakes.
delicious.bites's picture
Cool!
anonymous's picture
hmmm..a great recipe..
party.popper's picture
Absolutely delightful!!
Anonymous's picture
oh wow I thought this is going to be a tough recipe to make! My friends are going to love this dessert for Labor day holiday!