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Fruit 'n' Cake Kabobs

 Fruit 'n' Cake Kabobs
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
8 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 25 min.

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

  • In a small saucepan over medium heat, combine the apricot preserves,
  • water, butter, cinnamon and nutmeg until blended.
  • On eight metal or soaked wooden skewers, alternately thread the
  • nectarines, plums, peaches and cake cubes.
  • 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.