Grilled angel food cake is a tremendous way to show that you have mastered the grill and to end your barbecue. Grilling any dessert will impress all of your friends and family. For grilled angel food cake, all we will are basically doing is toasting the outside of the cake with the direct heat of the grill, to gain a little crunch while warming the inside. The wow factor is in the toppings and that selection is endless.
Heat and set your grill up for direct medium high to high heat grilling. Make sure your grill grates are very clean or the cake will pick up that flavor. Slice your cake.
Grilled angel food cake is a delicate process so begin by placing a single piece on the heat and do not step away.
Check your cake with your tongs every 10 seconds or so to see if it has released from the grate and browned on the outside. This should take between 30 seconds to a minute. Adjust your heat accordingly. Then repeat for all sides and add slices when your comfortable with the timing of the turns.
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How to grill donuts is something that I stumbled upon recently and I cannot believe we didn’t think of it first. This is quick and easy to do and it will breath new life into those day old Krispy Kremes you have lying around. For this all you will need is doughnuts, a spatula, and a grill. Optionally once cooked you can add all the toppings you like to your doughnuts or use them as a bun for burgers or an ice cream sandwich.
Step 1: Take your glazed donuts (you can probably use other types but you will want that layer of sugar), we used Krispy Kreme’s simply because they are awesome, just slice them in half. A day or two old work best because they are firmer. We tried grilling whole donuts and the results were just OK and made quite the mess. So you really want to grill halves.
Step 2: Heat the grill. you will be grilling over direct high heat.
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While researching this (I am no scientist) article on Greener Grilling I was surprised to find that there is no clear-cut winner in the charcoal verses propane environmental impact debate.
The good news for grillers is that grills are only responsible for .001% of the greenhouse gasses emitted by the U.S.A. So you can still grill with your preference without to much guilt, however you can improve your impact on the environment by changing what fuel you cook with.
Greener Grilling with Charcoal
Charcoal releases about twice the co2 that propane does, the pro-charcoal people will point to the fact that this is the same co2 that tree absorbed during its lifetime although this is now under debate.
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