Friday, September 23, 2011
Cake and Fruit and Cake Kabobs with Chocolate Orange Dipping Sauce
This is a recipe that I developed for Taste of Home Magazine and it won their New Year's Appetizer's Contest. This quick and easy dish can be made for many occassions. Let me know how you like it!
Fruit and Cake Kabobs with Chocolate Orange Dipping Sauce
1 large red apple, cut into 16 chunks
1 large green apple, cut into 16 chunks
1 large firm banana, cut into eight chunks
2 tablespoons lemon juice
16 fresh strawberries
8 seedless red grapes
8 seedless green grapes
3 slices pound cake, cut into 1-inch cubes
1-1/2 cups semisweet chocolate chips
2/3 cup sweetened condensed milk
1/4 cup orange juice
In a small bowl, combine apples and banana; add lemon juice and toss gently. Thread fruit and cake alternately onto eight wooden skewers.
For sauce, in a microwave-safe bowl, combine semisweet chips and milk on high for about 1 minute; stir. Microwave at additional 10- to 20-second intervals, stirring until smooth. Stir in orange juice. Serve with kabobs. Yield: 8 servings (1 cup sauce).
Recipe and picture are the property of Taste of Home Magazine and can be viewed on their website at: http://www.tasteofhome.com/recipes/Cake-and-Fruit-Kabobs