Cakes and Frostings

Vanilla Butter Grilled Pound Cake “Tiramisu” with Strawberries


  • 8 oz strawberries, hulled and sliced
  • 2 Tablespoons granulated sugar
  • 4 1-inch thick slices pound cake
  • 4 Tablespoons Challenge Vanilla Fudge Snack Spread
  • ½ cup strong, brewed coffee
  • 8 oz mascarpone cheese
  • 2 Tablespoons powdered sugar
  • whipped cream, for garnish


  • 1
    Toss together strawberries and sugar in a medium bowl and let macerate for at least 10 minutes.
  • 2
    Meanwhile, spread both sides of pound cake slices with Vanilla Fudge Snack Spread, about 1/2 tablespoon per side.
  • 3
    Heat a large non-stick skillet over medium-low heat. Add the pound cake slices and cook, working in batches if needed, until golden brown, 3- 5 minutes per side. Transfer to a plate and generously brush the top faces of each slice with coffee. Set aside.
  • 4
    In a small bowl using an electric hand mixer, beat together mascarpone cheese and powdered sugar until smooth and creamy.
  • 5
    To assemble, spread 1 slice of pound cake with a generous layer of sweetened mascarpone. Top with macerated strawberries and a dollop of whipped cream. Serve.