Grilled Pineapple Dessert

Yes.  This is just as fabulous as it looks.

This is the first time I’ve ever grilled fruit.  Someone mentioned grilled pineapple on the Ebates Savvy Living Community and I could not get it out of my head.  And I thought it would be best served over pound cake, topped with vanilla ice cream and caramel sauce.

Caramel and pineapple is a combination I’ve tried before.  And this version with cake and ice cream reminded me of a tropical twist on strawberry shortcake.

Grilling the pineapple adds depth of flavor to the fruit.  It doesn’t hurt that the rings get basted in brown sugar and butter.  [Read more…]

Pound Cake from a Mix + 10 Ways to Top It

You are going to want to check in here on Friday, because that’s when I’m sharing the ultimate way to top this pound cake.  Sorry to tease you like that, but it was truly scrumptious (not to be confused with the character in Chitty Chitty Bang Bang).

However, we managed to only eat half of this pound cake so I put the rest in the freezer for another time.  And that had me thinking of other ways to top this versatile cake.

I’ll add the recipe for Pound Cake from a Mix at the end of the post.  First, let’s get to some delicious toppings.  [Read more…]