Pound Cake Canapes with Strawberry Kiwi Syrup
|Title:||Pound Cake Canapes With Strawberry Kiwi Syrup|
2 cups sliced strawberries
1 ripe kiwi, peeled and sliced, then quartered
1/2 cup granulated sugar
5 ounces cream cheese (at room temperature)
8 slices pound cake, thawed (cut into 1/2-inch thick slices)
2 tablespoons milk
1/4 teaspoon coconut extract
2 tablespoons butter
Combine strawberries, kiwi and sugar in a bowl; toss and set aside.
Separate four slices of cake and spread each with 2 teaspoons cream cheese. Place the remaining slices on top to make sandwiches.
Beat egg, milk and coconut extract together. Transfer to a semi-flat dish into which the cake can be dipped. Melt 1 tablespoon butter in a 10-inch skillet to coat the bottom of the pan. Dip both sides of two of the sandwiches in the egg batter, place in the pan and saute.e