~ Gooey Skillet Cake ~

Cassie *

By
@1lovetocook1x

My sis shared this recipe with me via e-mail. I just had to try it. It reminds me a lot of a Texas Sheet Cake. Was fun making it. It's delicious eaten warm with ice cream.

Enjoy!


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Serves:

4 - 6

Prep:

10 Min

Cook:

20 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

1 c
flour
1/2 tsp
baking soda
1 c
sugar
pinch
salt
1/4 c
each - butter & vegetable oil
2 Tbsp
cocoa powder
1/2 c
water
1/4 c
buttermilk
1
egg
1/2 tsp
vanilla

FROSTING

1/4 c
butter
2 Tbsp
cocoa
4 Tbsp
milk
2 c
confectioners' sugar - i used 2 1/2
1/2 c
chopped pecans
1/2 tsp
vanilla

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. In a large bowl, whisk flour, baking soda, sugar, and salt together and set aside.
2
In a 10 inch cast iron skillet, bring the butter, vegetable oil, cocoa powder, and water to a boil
3
Remove it from the heat and whisk in the dry ingredients well. Mix in the buttermilk, egg, and vanilla.
4
Bake the cake for about 15-20 minutes or until a toothpick comes out with just a few moist crumbs.
5
While the cake starts to cool, make the frosting. In a medium saucepan, bring the butter, cocoa, and milk to a boil. Remove them from heat and add the icing sugar, nuts, and vanilla. Stir to combine.
6
Pour over the warm cake, spread with a spatula, and serve with vanilla bean ice cream, caramel sauce, and whipped cream.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes, Chocolate
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy