Strawberry Shortcake with Balsamic

Strawberry Shortcake with Balsamic

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"Here, low-calorie angel food cake picks up the smoke and char of the grill and is topped with strawberries soaked in balsamic vinegar and black pepper, an irresistible combination adored throughout northern Italy."
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Ingredients

20 m servings 141 cals
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Nutrition

  • Calories:
  • 141 kcal
  • 7%
  • Fat:
  • 2.2 g
  • 3%
  • Carbs:
  • 29.3g
  • 9%
  • Protein:
  • 2.6 g
  • 5%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 6 mg
  • 2%
  • Sodium:
  • 227 mg
  • 9%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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  1. Preheat an outdoor grill for medium heat and lightly oil the grate.
  2. Combine strawberries, balsamic vinegar, sugar, and black pepper in a bowl; marinate for 10 to 15 minutes.
  3. Grill the slices of angel food cake on the preheated grill until toasted, 3 to 5 minutes on each side.
  4. Transfer the cake to 4 dessert plates and top with marinated strawberries and the liquid and a spoonful of whipped cream.

Footnotes

  • Cook's Note
  • If using a grill pan or nonstick saute pan to toast the angel food cake, add 1 tablespoon butter.

Reviews

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Wouldn't make this again. The balsamic vinegar was extremely overpowering. I like the idea, but if I were to do something similar I would probably use more sugar and make a balsamic reduction ...