Strawberry Chocolate Shortcake Skewers

Author: Canadian Living

This is quick to assemble using store-bought cake and chocolate sauce.

  • Portion size 4 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 slices (1 inch/25 cm thick) pound cake
  • 16 Strawberries
  • 1/3 cup whipping cream
  • 2 teaspoons orange-flavoured liqueur optional
  • 1/4 cup chocolate sauce

Method

Cut cake into 12 cubes. Alternately thread strawberries and cake onto each of 4 soaked wooden skewers. (Make-ahead: Cover and refrigerate for up to 4 hours.)

Place skewers on greased grill over medium heat; close lid and grill, turning once, until marked, about 8 minutes.

Meanwhile, whip cream; stir in liqueur (if using). Serve with skewers. Drizzle with chocolate sauce.

Nutritional facts Per serving: about

  • Sodium 223 mg
  • Protein 4 g
  • Calories 293.0
  • Total fat 16 g
  • Cholesterol 48 mg
  • Saturated fat 7 g
  • Total carbohydrate 36 g

%RDI

  • Iron 8.0
  • Fibre 0.0
  • Folate 10.0
  • Sodium 0.0
  • Sugars 0.0
  • Calcium 5.0
  • Protein 0.0
  • Calories 0.0
  • Total fat 0.0
  • Vitamin A 9.0
  • Vitamin C 33.0
  • Potassium 0.0
  • Cholesterol 0.0
  • Saturated fat 0.0
  • Total carbohydrate 0.0
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