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Grilled Fruit Skewers with Chocolate Syrup Recipe

Grilled Fruit Skewers with Chocolate Syrup Recipe

With toasted angel food cake and chocolate syrup, this recipe makes fruit seem especially decadent. It's the perfect treat for a summer party. —Melissa Birdsong, Gilbert, South Carolina
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min. YIELD:8 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 cups cubed angel food cake
  • 1 cup fresh strawberries
  • 1 cup cubed fresh pineapple
  • 1 cup cubed cantaloupe
  • 1 large banana, cut into 1-inch slices
  • 2 medium plums, pitted and quartered
  • Butter-flavored cooking spray
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 8 teaspoons chocolate syrup

Directions

  • 1. On eight metal or soaked wooden skewers, alternately thread cake cubes and fruits. Spritz each skewer with butter-flavored spray and roll in brown sugar.
  • 2. Place skewers on a piece of heavy-duty foil. Place foil on grill rack. Grill, covered, over medium heat for 4-5 minutes on each side or until fruits are tender, turning once. Drizzle each skewer with 1 teaspoon chocolate syrup. Yield: 8 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 skewer equals 131 calories, 1 g fat (trace saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 93 mg sodium, 30 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 2 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 starch, 1 fruit.

Wine Pairings

Sweet White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a sweet white wine such as Moscato or a sweet Riesling.