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Grilled Banana Splits

by Lisa Bynum, The Cooking Bride


Serves 4

3 wooden skewers, soaked in water
4 wedges angel food cake
4 (1 ounce) squares semi-sweet chocolate
2 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted
1/2 cup sugar
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1 banana peeled, cut into 3/4-inch cubes
1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
2 rings fresh pineapple cut into 3/4-inch wedges
Ice cream
Your favorite toppings, optional

Thirty minutes prior to grilling, soak wooden skewers in water to prevent burning.
Prepare grill for medium heat.

Gently cut a slit into the center of each angel food cake wedge, being careful not to cut all the way through the cake. Place one piece of chocolate into the center of each

Brush the outside of each piece of cake with the melted butter.

Combine sugar and cinnamon in a medium bowl.

Place sliced banana in a small bowl. Pour lemon juice over the banana slices and stir to coat.

Add banana and pineapple to the cinnamon sugar mixture. Stir to coat.

Alternate pineapple and banana slices on the skewers.

Place fruit skewers over the coals. Grill 3 minutes on each side. Remove from heat.

Place cake wedges on the grill. Grill for 4 minutes on each side or until cake is brown and develops grill marks.

To serve, place one fruit skewer in the center of each cake wedge. Remove the skewers.

Serve with ice cream and choice of toppings, if desired.

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