Desserts

Patriotic Fruit Skewers

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With Labor Day around the corner and my bursting with berries series kicked into full gear, I decided to show off my patriotic fruit skewers! The sweetness of the berries with the deliciousness of the cake makes this red, white, and blue dessert a party in my mouth! Serve this alongside some fresh whipped cream at your Labor Day shin dig!

1 pound cake or angel food cake
1 star cookie cutter
12 wood skewer sticks
16 ounce container strawberries
1 pint blueberries
Cut cake into thick slices Places the star cookie cutter into the cake and pop out the star shape, set stars aside Wash berries Cut tops off the strawberries Stack 5 blueberries on top of the skewer From...
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Nutritions

Calories
411

Sodium
7mg
0% DV

Fat
15g
23% DV

Protein
5g
11% DV

Carbs
68g
23% DV

Fiber
12g
51% DV

Rich and fudgy, this easy Chocolate Zucchini Bread is the perfect cross between a chocolate pound cake, brownies, and a classic loaf of zucchini bread! It's moist and tender thanks to sour cream in the batter, and studded with miniature chocolate chips for even more decadent flavor. Serve a couple of slices of double chocolate zucchini bread for breakfast or brunch with a cup of coffee, for an afternoon snack with a glass of milk, or with a scoop of vanilla ice cream for a delicious dessert.

1 c sugar
1/2 c sour cream
1/2 c vegetable oil
1/3 c milk
2 eggs
2 t vanilla extract
2 c all purpose flour
1/2 c unsweetened cocoa powder
1 (½ t) baking powder
½ teaspoon baking soda
½ teaspoon kosher salt
1 c shredded zucchini ( patted dry )
12 slices
  • Preheat oven to 350° F. Grease a deep 8 ½ x 4 ½ -inch or a 9 x 5-inch loaf pan and set aside.
  • In a large bowl, whisk together sugar, sour cream, oil and milk. Whisk in eggs and...
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Nutritions

Calories
2644

Sodium
2217mg
92% DV

Fat
59g
92% DV

Protein
87g
175% DV

Carbs
458g
155% DV

Fiber
50g
202% DV