Grilled Fruit Skewers with Chocolate Syrup Recipe

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Grilled Fruit Skewers with Chocolate Syrup Recipe
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Grilled Fruit Skewers with Chocolate Syrup Recipe

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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
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MAKES:
8 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES:
8 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 25 min.

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

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.
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.
Originally published as Grilled Fruit Skewers with Chocolate Syrup in Healthy Cooking June/July 2010, p32

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 131 calories, 1g fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 93mg sodium, 30g carbohydrate (25g sugars, 2g fiber), 2g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 starch, 1 fruit.

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  • 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
  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.
Originally published as Grilled Fruit Skewers with Chocolate Syrup in Healthy Cooking June/July 2010, p32

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beekeepergold User ID: 1348047 177976
Reviewed Jun. 14, 2012

"With the best fruit it can be very good. I like to use real melted chocolate in place of flavored syrup."

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shelli1542 User ID: 1525176 173494
Reviewed Jul. 15, 2011

"Completely delicious!"

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