Cointreau Grilled Pound Cake with Strawberry Sauce: Football Foodie Kickoff
Recipe type: dessert
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Serves: 6-8
  • 1 pound strawberries, cleaned, hulled and coarsely chopped
  • ½ cup sugar
  • 1 ounce Cointreau or preferred triple sec
  • 1 loaf pound cake, sliced into 6-8 pieces
  • 1-2 ounces Cointreau or preferred triple sec
  • whipped cream
  • Zest from ½ orange for garnish, (optional, but highly recommended)
  1. In medium sauce pan, bring the strawberries, sugar and Contreau to a low boil and then reduce heat and simmer for 3-5 minutes. Remove from heat.
  2. While the sauce is simmering, brush both sides of the pound cake slices with Cointreau.
  3. Once the sauce is done, grill the slices of pound cake for 2-5 minutes a side over medium-low heat, depending on how hot your grill is running. The cake should take on a nice brown crust without charring.
  4. Spoon the strawberry sauce over the cake slices and top with whipped cream and orange zest.
Strawberry sauce can be made ahead of time and stored in the refrigerator.
Recipe by sarah sprague at