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down home cranberry skillet cake

Recipe by
Lori Harbin-Combs
Roseburg, OR

A rustic, charming and delightful surprise for your guests. Does not taste like anything else that I have ever eaten. My friends and family love this warm and comforting burst of deliciousness!

yield 8 serving(s)
prep time 15 Min
cook time 35 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For down home cranberry skillet cake

  • 2 c
    fresh cranberries washed and drained well
  • 1 c
    walnuts finely chopped
  • 2 tsp
    lemon zest, grated
  • 1 c
    all purpose flour
  • 11/3 c
  • 1 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 3/4 c
    butter, melted and cooled
  • 2 lg
  • 2 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • powdered
    sugar to dust

How To Make down home cranberry skillet cake

  • 1
    Put 1/4 cup of melted butter in well seasoned cast iron skillet and heat in hot oven till butter and skillet are hot as oven is preheating.
  • 2
    preheat oven to 350 degrees
  • 3
    combine cranberries, walnuts and zest in small bowl
  • 4
    combine flour, sugar, baking powder and salt in large bowl
  • 5
    toss 3 tablespoons of flour mixture into cranberry mixture
  • 6
    In a separate bowl, lightly beat the eggs, remaining 1/2 c butter, and vanilla. Pour this over flour mixture and mix till combined. Fold in the cranberry mixture and scrape batter into skillet.
  • 7
    bake 35 to 40 minutes till golden brown and done. Let cool 10 minutes and dust with powered sugar.