Grilled Strawberry Shortcake

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Have you ever grilled your pound cake before? No? Well, let Chef Jason show you what you're missing. This fun and easy recipe not only tastes great, but it's an easy way to impress any guest.

Grilled Strawberry Shortcake

Weber Grills  |  Ace Hardware   |  Chef Jason Morse

Yield: Serves 4 people

Prep time: 10 Minutes

Cook time: 7-9 Minutes


Measure           Ingredient                                

8          slices              Pound cake - sliced 1” thick

3          Tbsp               Butter - melted

2          pints               Strawberries - stemmed and sliced in half

½         cup                 Granulated sugar

¼         cup                 Dark rum

2          tsp                   Vanilla extract


Whipped cream:

1          cup                 Heavy cream

¼         cup                 Powdered sugar

1          tsp                   Vanilla extract



  • Toss the strawberries with the sugar, rum and vanilla in a mixing bowl. Set aside for 5 minutes.
  • Start grill and adjust temperature to 400 degrees
  • Set the grill for direct, medium heat grilling, and set the iron skillet in the center.
  • Brush one side of each slice of pound cake with the soft butter, set aside.
  • Combine the heavy cream, powdered sugar and vanilla into a mixing bowl and whisk until soft peaks form, set aside.
  • Pour the marinated strawberries into the skillet to roast for 5 minutes and close the lid.

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Published: 3/2/2020