Grilled Buttermilk Pound Cake with Balsamic Strawberries

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Grilled Buttermilk Pound Cake with Balsamic Strawberries
Cindy’s Table

Try my Buttermilk Pound Cake with Balsamic Strawberries for your next BBQ. After you bake the pound cake, just cool then wrap and freeze for 30 minutes, slice, grill, and enjoy.

I love using my KitchenAid for this recipe! All of the ingredients in one mixer.

This recipe fits a 10-inch Bundt pan or you can use a standard loaf pan but there will be extra for a mini-loaf as well.

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8
Servings
660
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

For the Pound Cake

  • 1 Cup unsalted butter, softened
  • 2 Cups sugar
  • 4 large eggs
  • 3 Cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 Teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 Cup buttermilk
  • 1 Teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 1/2 Teaspoon orange zest

For the Balsamic Strawberries

  • 1/4 Cup balsamic vinegar
  • 1/4 Cup firmly packaged light brown sugar
  • 1/4 Teaspoon freshly ground pepper
  • 1 (16-ounce) package fresh strawberries, quartered and sliced

Directions

For the Pound Cake

Preheat oven to 325 degrees. Butter and flour Bundt pan very well.

In a large bowl or using your KitchenAid, cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Add eggs, 1 at a time, mixing well individually. One cup at a time, add in flour then baking soda. Pour buttermilk and add in vanilla then orange zest.

Pour into your prepare pan for 50-60 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean. Cool for 15 minutes then remove from pan and place on a wire rack to cool completely.

When ready to serve preheat grill to a medium/high temperature. Slice pound cake and butter both sides. Add to grill for 2 minutes on each side. (You want the nice grill marks). Serve with balsamic strawberries!

For the Balsamic Strawberries

In a small sauce pan, add balsamic and brown sugar then turn on heat to a medium-low.

Whisk at first until the sugar dissolves then stir for 1 minute add in pepper. Remove from heat and cool for completely; about 20-25 minutes. Note: You can make this in advance and refrigerate for 1 day before using.

Thirty minutes to 1 hour before serving, add strawberries to the balsamic in a bowl. This can stay at room temperature.

Serve over grilled buttermilk pound cake.

Grill Shopping Tip

Think twice before buying a thicker piece of meat; a 2-inch thick steak takes four times (not twice) as long as 1-inch thick steak to cook.

Grill Cooking Tip

If you're cooking something that's been marinated, make sure to pat the item dry before it hits the grill. Any sugar in the marinade will burn.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
26g
40%
Sugar
60g
N/A
Saturated Fat
16g
78%
Cholesterol
155mg
52%
Protein
10g
19%
Carbs
98g
33%
Vitamin A
239µg
27%
Vitamin B12
0.3µg
5.6%
Vitamin B6
0.1mg
5.2%
Vitamin C
34mg
57%
Vitamin D
0.9µg
0.2%
Vitamin E
1mg
6%
Vitamin K
4µg
5%
Calcium
80mg
8%
Fiber
2g
10%
Folate (food)
42µg
N/A
Folate equivalent (total)
164µg
41%
Folic acid
72µg
N/A
Iron
3mg
17%
Magnesium
26mg
7%
Monounsaturated
7g
N/A
Niacin (B3)
3mg
15%
Phosphorus
150mg
21%
Polyunsaturated
2g
N/A
Potassium
243mg
7%
Riboflavin (B2)
0.4mg
25%
Sodium
141mg
6%
Sugars, added
54g
N/A
Thiamin (B1)
0.4mg
26.9%
Trans
0.9g
N/A
Zinc
0.9mg
6%

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