Grilled Pound Cake with Grilled Bananas and Red Wine Sauce
|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)|
|Garlic||1 Clove (5 gm)|
|Orange||1 , juiced|
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.
Calories 450 Calories from Fat 199
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 22 g34.6%
Saturated Fat 10.2 g51.1%
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 80.3 mg26.8%
Sodium 122.5 mg5.1%
Total Carbohydrates 50 g16.8%
Dietary Fiber 3.3 g13.1%
Sugars 27.6 g
Protein 3 g6.4%
Vitamin A 13.3% Vitamin C 29%
Calcium 6.5% Iron 9.9%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet