Photo: Jeffery Cross; Styling: Jeffrey Larsen

YieldsServes 4
AuthorMargo True

When plums are at their juiciest best, they're great in a quick dessert. If you don't already have the grill going, just broil or toast the pound cake until golden.

How to Make It

Step 1
1

Mix plums with pomegranate molasses, brandy, and sugar. Let steep until juicy and flavorful, at least 10 minutes.

Step 2
2

Meanwhile, grill pound-cake slices over medium heat on both sides until grill marks appear, about 5 minutes.

Step 3
3

Spoon plums onto cake slices, dividing evenly, and top with whipped cream and almonds.

Ingredients

 2 large red plums, sliced
 2 tablespoons pomegranate molasses
 2 tablespoons brandy
 1/2 teaspoon sugar
 4 1-in.-thick slices toasted pound cake, storebought or homemade
  About 1/4 cup whipped cream
 2 tablespoons toasted sliced almonds

Directions

Step 1
1

Mix plums with pomegranate molasses, brandy, and sugar. Let steep until juicy and flavorful, at least 10 minutes.

Step 2
2

Meanwhile, grill pound-cake slices over medium heat on both sides until grill marks appear, about 5 minutes.

Step 3
3

Spoon plums onto cake slices, dividing evenly, and top with whipped cream and almonds.

Grilled Pound Cake with Brandied Red Plums