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Grilled Angel Food Cake with Peaches

Grilled Angel Food Cake with Peaches
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  • 12 ServingsServings


  • 1 box Duncan Hines Angel Food Cake Mix
  • 1 1/4 cups Water
  • 6 ripe medium peaches, washed, halved and pitted
  • Cinnamon-sugar mixture


1 Move oven rack to lowest position. Preheat oven to 350°F. Pour cake mix into clean, large mixing bowl.
2 Add water. Prepare and bake according to package directions in ungreased 10-inch tube pan. Cool completely.
3 Preheat outdoor grill to medium heat according to manufacturer’s directions. Clean and lightly oil grate. Sprinkle cut side of fruit with cinnamon-sugar. When ready to serve, place fruit, cut side down, on grill. Cook about 2 to 3 minutes or until warm and nicely charred with grill marks. Set aside.
4 Place slices of angel food cake on clean grill using a metal spatula. Watch carefully and cook about 45 to 60 seconds on EACH side or until golden brown grill marks appear.
5 Slice peaches and serve over warm, toasted angel food cake.
6 Use a grill pan to collect syrup run-off from peaches for a garnish, if desired.
7 Angel food cake may be toasted indoors using a nonstick skillet or grill pan. Preheat pan over medium heat, then add slices of cake. Cook until golden brown on each side (about 1 mi nute on each side).
8 An alternative for the cinnamon sugar is to lightly brush the cut-side of fruit with melted butter then sprinkle lightly with brown sugar. Cook as described above. Serve fruit with a wedge of lime, if desired.
9 Ripe nectarines, plums and apricots are also delicious when grilled and may be used in place of peaches. To roast the fruit indoors, place fruit, cut-side-up, on a baking sheet sprayed with cooking spray. Season as above. Bake about 15 to 20 minutes in preheated 450°F oven stirring once. Serve as above.
10 No time to cook fruit? Simply serve toasted angel food cake with a blend of sliced fresh strawberries, blueberries and raspberries. Or, for a contemporary twist, slice 1 pound of fresh strawberries and toss with 1 tablespoon brown sugar and 2 teaspoons of good quality balsamic vinegar.


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