Hosting an apps and desserts gathering? Include these easy fruit-topped cake mini bites.
package (10.75 oz) frozen pound cake loaf, cut into fourteen 1/2-inch slices
cup soft cream cheese with strawberries, raspberries or pineapple
can (11 oz) mandarin orange segments, well drained
Assorted bite-size pieces fresh fruit (kiwifruit, strawberry, raspberry, pear, apple)
Chocolate-flavor syrup, if desired
Toasted coconut or sliced almonds, if desired
Set oven control to broil. Place pound cake slices on rack in broiler pan. Broil with tops 4 to 5 inches from heat 3 to 5 minutes, turning once, until light golden brown.
Spread each slice with about 2 teaspoons cream cheese. Cut slices diagonally in half to make 28 pieces. Top with orange segments and desired fruit. Drizzle with syrup; sprinkle with coconut. Arrange on serving platter.
You can drizzle the fruit with caramel topping instead of the chocolate syrup.
Toast the pound cake up to a day ahead of time. You can assemble the bruschetta up to 4 hours before your party. Cover and refrigerate until serving time.
NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING
Serving Size: 1 Serving
- Calories from Fat
% Daily Value
- Total Fat
- (Saturated Fat
- Total Carbohydrate
- (Dietary Fiber
% Daily Value*:
- Vitamin A
- Vitamin C
Exchanges:0 Starch; 1 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.