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Saturday, April 17, 2021

Pound Cake Strawberry Grilled Cheese


Pound cake and strawberry grilled cheese is one of the dessert that is easily made and most welcome in our family. With just a few ready ingredients, it is easy to make. This is quite pleasing too. Crispy pound cake with yummy cream cheese and strawberries.....this simple twist takes the plain pound cake to a different dimension. Also, serving the cake as such or with fruits may be boring and this version is fun to have now and then.


Did you know that April is National Grilled Cheese month? Who doesn't love grilled cheese. They are the perfect comfort food and also a quick meal to put through which brings a smile in everyone's face. Grilled cheese need not be savory. They can be made for desserts too and many versions. This is one of my way to make a dessert sandwich. I have shared two methods - stovetop and panini press. Both are fun and delicious. It is hard to say enough as it would so addictive.


Christie of A Kitchen Hoor's Adventure is hosting the event - Grilled Cheese For  Dessert in our #OurFamilyTable Group. We are celebrating this by sharing grilled cheese for dessert. We share Recipes From Our Dinner Table! Join our group and share your recipes, too! While you're at it, join our Pinterest board, too!

 

Stovetop:



Ingredients

Pound cake - 2 slices, 1/2 to 3/4 inch thick
Butter - 1/2 tbsp
Cream cheese, strawberry flavored - 2-4 tbsp
Chocolate sauce - optional, 1 tbsp
Strawberries - 1 or 2, chopped
Whipped cream - a dollop
Confectioners sugar for dusting

Method

Heat a cast-iron pan or griddle. Add 1/4 tbsp of butter and toast one side two slices. Add 1/8 butter on top of each slice, flip and toast the other side. Add the cream cheese on both slices. Add the strawberries on top in one of the slices, drizzle chocolate of preferred. Invert the other slice and cook for a minute. Transfer to a plate, sprinkle with confectioner sugar and top with a dollop of cream. Optionally decorate with a few slices of strawberries.




Serve immediately


Panini Press:




Ingredients

Pound cake - 2 slices
Butter - 1/2 tsp
Cream cheese - 2 -4 tbsp
Strawberries - 1 or 2 chopped
Whipped cream - a little. 
Strawberries for decoration

Method

Heat the panini press at 375 degrees F. Spread the cream cheese on two slices. Add strawberries on one slice and invert the other slice and make a sandwich. Add 1/4 tsp butter and place the sandwich in the panini press. Add 1/4 tsp butter on top. Grill till crisp. Drizzle cream, decorate with slices of strawberries.


Serve immediately.
 

 

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