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Fruit 'n' Cake Kabobs Recipe

Fruit 'n' Cake Kabobs Recipe

A neighbor served these kabobs at a family picnic and brought some over for us to sample. I was pleasantly surprised at the tasty toasted cake and juicy grilled fruit. —Mary Ann Dell, Phoenixville, Pennsylvania
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min. YIELD:8 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup apricot preserves
  • 1 tablespoon water
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 3 medium nectarines, pitted and quartered
  • 3 medium plums, pitted and quartered
  • 3 medium peaches, pitted and quartered
  • 1 loaf (10-3/4 ounces) frozen pound cake, thawed and cut into 1-1/ 2-inch cubes

Directions

  • 1. In a small saucepan over medium heat, combine the apricot preserves, water, butter, cinnamon and nutmeg until blended.
  • 2. On eight metal or soaked wooden skewers, alternately thread the nectarines, plums, peaches and cake cubes.
  • 3. Grill, uncovered, over medium heat for 1-2 minutes on each side or until cake is golden brown and fruit is tender, brushing occasionally with apricot mixture. Yield: 8 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 kabob equals 259 calories, 8 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 58 mg cholesterol, 161 mg sodium, 46 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 4 g protein.