Grilled Pound Cake with Berries Recipe
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Grilled Pound Cake with Berries Recipe

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The toasty flavor of lightly grilled pound cake makes it the perfect accompaniment for summertime berries. Lemon-kissed whipping cream is a delightful finishing touch. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES:6 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES: 6 servings


  • 1 cup sliced fresh strawberries
  • 1 cup fresh raspberries
  • 1 cup fresh blueberries
  • 5 tablespoons sugar, divided
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh mint
  • 1 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon grated lemon peel
  • 3 tablespoons butter, softened
  • 6 slices pound cake (about 1 inch thick)

Nutritional Facts

1 piece: 377 calories, 27g fat (16g saturated fat), 136mg cholesterol, 193mg sodium, 34g carbohydrate (24g sugars, 3g fiber), 3g protein


  1. In a large bowl, combine the strawberries, raspberries, blueberries, 2 tablespoons sugar and mint; set aside.
  2. In a small bowl, beat cream until it begins to thicken. Beat in remaining sugar. Add lemon juice and peel; beat until soft peaks form. Cover and refrigerate until serving.
  3. Spread butter over both sides of cake slices. Grill, uncovered, over indirect medium heat for 1-2 minutes on each side or until light golden brown. Serve with berry mixture and whipped cream. Yield: 6 servings.
Originally published as Grilled Pound Cake with Berries in Backyard Living July/August 2006, p65

Sweet White Wine

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

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Reviewed Jul. 1, 2014

"I have an awesome recipe for poundcake. Store bought poundcake doesn't compare."

Reviewed Jun. 30, 2014

"I made this simple dessert for a family get together. Everyone raved about it which makes it a keeper and a new family favourite."

Reviewed Jun. 24, 2014

"I think I gained 5 lbs. I think I will make an other one. thanks a lot ."

Reviewed Jun. 19, 2012

"This was wonderful. The whipped cream was light and airy with the hint of lemon in it made it very refreshing. My whole family loved it. Definitely a crowd pleaser."

Reviewed Jun. 13, 2012

"Many of our classic recipes need to be shown again and, even, reviewed. It reminds some of us of what we've forgotten. It introduces "oldies, but goodies" to newer generations. Yes, toasted/grilled pound cake is a classic. And, deservedly, so."

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