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15 Iron Skillet Desserts

I remember the first time I saw a recipe for a cake made in a cast iron skillet and thinking how odd it sounded. My cast iron skillet was used for savory dinner dishes like chicken and fish, not sweet treats. I decided to give it a try and I’m oh so glad I did. I’ve never looked back and use my skillet to cook all kinds of desserts and you should too. That’s why I’ve put together 15 recipes to satisfy every sweet tooth.

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  • Chocolate Chip Cookie 1 of 15
    Chocolate Chip Cookie
    I've tried making a pan of cookies and it turns out burned on the edge and raw in the middle, not with the magical cast iron skillet. You get a perfectly cooked giant cookie.
    Make your own Chocolate chip skillet cookie
  • Skillet Corn Cake with Blackberries and Nectarines 2 of 15
    Skillet Corn Cake with Blackberries and Nectarines
    I love using fresh berries and nectarines for this recipe, summer can't get here fast enough.
    Make your own skillet corn cake with blackberries and nectarines
  • Easy Skillet Apple Pie 3 of 15
    Easy Skillet Apple Pie
    How cool is this apple pie? This is a must try recipe and will have your family begin for more.
    Get the recipe for easy skillet apple pie at My Recipes
  • Iron Skillet Banana’s Foster Upside Down Cake 4 of 15
    Iron Skillet Banana's Foster Upside Down Cake
    Want to make your kids squeal with delight? Serve this up for dessert.
    Get the recipe for iron skillet banana's foster upside down cake at Just A Pinch
  • Upside Down Caramelized Apple Cake 5 of 15
    Upside Down Caramelized Apple Cake
    Look at this cake! I can't resist and just want to jump right in.
    Get the recipe for upside down caramelized apple cake at Southern Living
  • Pineapple Upside Down Cake 6 of 15
    Pineapple Upside Down Cake
    An old school cake that still a crowd pleaser.
    Get the recipe for pineapple upside down cake at Southern Living
  • Brownies in a Cast Iron Skillet 7 of 15
    Brownies in a Cast Iron Skillet
    Gah!!! Brownies in a skillet. Why have I not tried this?!
    Get the recipe for brownies is a cast iron skillet at Amanda's Cooking
  • Blackberry Cobbler 8 of 15
    Blackberry Cobbler
    One of my favorite desserts of all time. As kids we would pick blackberries and make a fresh cobbler. I just drilled on my computer.
    Get the recipe for blackberry cobbler at Buns In My Oven
  • Buttermilk Skillet Cake with Pecan Praline Topping 9 of 15
    Buttermilk Skillet Cake with Pecan Praline Topping
    This recipe calls for a 10 inch skillet, but was made in an 8 inch and turned out amazing. I love the idea of the cake spilling over the edge of the skillet.
    Get the recipe for buttermilk skillet cake with pecan praline topping at Peaceful Cooking
  • Raspberry Fig Cake 10 of 15
    Raspberry Fig Cake
    You can even make a sophisticated dessert in your skillet.
    Get the recipe for raspberry and fig cake at Recipe
  • Swedish Visiting Cake 11 of 15
    Swedish Visiting Cake
    This cake only requires one bowl and one pan, simple, easy, delicious.
    Get the recipe for Swedish visiting cake at The Dog Eats the Crumbs
  • Lazy Peach Cobbler 12 of 15
    Lazy Peach Cobbler
    I love a recipe where you can just toss it all in a pan and you get a beautiful and tasty treat.
    Get the recipe for lazy peach cobbler at Lazy Homesteader
  • Utterly Deadly Southern Pecan Pie 13 of 15
    Utterly Deadly Southern Pecan Pie
    With a title like that I've got to try it and so do you!
    Get the recipe for utterly deadly southern pecan pie at My Recipes
  • Blueberry Breakfast Skillet Cake 14 of 15
    Blueberry Breakfast Skillet Cake
    You can have this cake for breakfast or dessert.
    Make your own blueberry breakfast skillet cake
  • Triple Berry Skillet Cake 15 of 15
    Triple Berry Skillet Cake
    Make this recipe with you kids and they will be so proud of their creation.
    Get the recipe for triple berry skillet cake at Cooking With My Kid

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