Grilled Strawberry Shortcakes

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    Hi everybody at I Heart Nap Time. I’m Ruthie from Whats Cooking with Ruthie and I’m SO happy to be visiting with all of you today to share my grilled strawberry shortcakes! Since it’s Father’s Day I thought it’d be fun to share a recipe that every dad will love… because it’s grilled AND it’s a fabulous dessert too. :)

    grilled strawberry shortcake skewers on a plate with ice cream

    Grilled Strawberry Shortcakes… and let me tell you they are just DELICIOUS!

    grilled strawberry shortcake skewers on a plate with ice cream

    Grilled Strawberry Shortcakes

    Course: Dessert
    Cuisine: American
    Keyword: Grilled Strawberry Shortcakes
    Prep Time: 5 minutes
    Cook Time: 5 minutes
    Total Time: 10 minutes
    Servings: 8
    Calories: 546
    Author: Jamielyn Nye
    Grilled Strawberry Shortcakes... and let me tell you they are just DELICIOUS!


    • 1 store bought shortcake loaf cut into 2 inch cubes
    • 2 pound 2 lb pkg strawberries, washed
    • 1/2 gallon 1/2 gal frozen vanilla yogurt or ice cream
    • 8 wooden skewers
    • Orange Marinade:
    • 1/2 teaspoon orange zest
    • 1/2 cup orange juice fresh squeezed
    • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
    • 1 tablespoon water
    • 1/8 teaspoon sea salt
    • 1/2 tablespoon vanilla


    • Spray grill with cooking spray. (so it won’t stick)
    • Preheat grill, medium high setting.
    • Thread alternating strawberries and cake on each wooden skewer.
    • Place on the grill, brushing with orange marinade.
    • Grill 30-60 seconds per side, until lightly grill marked and warm.
    • Serve with vanilla yogurt.
    • Enjoy!
    • Marinade:
    • Combine all ingredients in a small mixing bowl; apply as placing skewers on grill, reapply while grilling.


    Calories: 546kcal | Carbohydrates: 69g | Protein: 9g | Fat: 26g | Saturated Fat: 16g | Cholesterol: 104mg | Sodium: 227mg | Potassium: 675mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 60g | Vitamin A: 1040IU | Vitamin C: 76mg | Calcium: 325mg | Iron: 0.7mg

    Grilled strawberry shortcake ...the perfect summer treat!

    Grilled Strawberry Shortcakes are a fun way to celebrate Father’s Day! Most dad’s love to eat delicious desserts and you will LOVE how simple these are to make!

    It’s been so fun to visit with you and I hope you all have a really enjoyable day celebrating all the Dad’s in your life- they’re pretty incredible people! A super big thanks to Jamielyn for having me! Happy Cooking! xoxo~ Ruthie

    small-photo-ruthie1-199x300 Ruthie Knudsen is the author of What’s Cooking with Ruthie and loves everything about food! She loves to read about, take pictures of, and- of course, eat it too! Her passion for cooking was passed down to her by her grandmother, whose 60′s cooking show was the inspiration for Ruthie’s blog. Ruthie loves to create and shares a little of “What’s Cookin’” around their house on her blog. Find her on FacebookPinterest, Google.




    THANKS Ruthie for sharing this fun project during our Hello Summer Event! Click HERE to see more ideas from the event.

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