Grilled Peach and Serrano Chili Upside-Down Cake with Strawberry

Grilled Peach and Serrano Chili Upside-Down Cake by Cakewalker

My girl Kim of Kiss My Smoke extended a wonderful invitation to guest post over at her place. If you’re not familiar with her, you’ll quickly come to love her wit, and you’ll definitely see she holds her own as a grilling maven. Showcasing a broad spectrum of things from grilling to barbecue, you’ll find plenty of taste-tempting choices from the main dishes, sides, rubs and sauce recipes she shares.

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I’m thrilled to share with you a dessert recipe which can be completely prepared outdoors―a cake baked on the grill! The classic upside-down cake gets a California cuisine twist with vibrant sweet and savory flavor profiles.

Weber grill temperature gauge

Please join me at KISS MY SMOKE for the recipe, and my reflection on some of the things I’ve picked up along the way as a stay-at-home dad. So preheat your grill to 350°, and let’s get baking.

See you there!


Grilled Peach and Serrano Chili Upside-Down Cake with Strawberry from Cakewalker

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