Iron Skillet Peach Upside Down Cake

"I love cooking in my iron skillet, so when I ran across this recipe while thumbing through an old cookbook, I just could not resist giving it a try."
 
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Ready In:
1hr 15mins
Ingredients:
13
Yields:
1 cake
Serves:
8-10
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ingredients

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directions

  • Preheat oven to 350°F.
  • Spray skillet with non-stick cooking spray.
  • Melt the 2 tablespoons butter in large iron skillet (frying pan), on top of stove.
  • Add brown sugar, mix well and turn off heat.
  • Press brown sugar mixture evenly onto bottom of skillet.
  • Arrange peaches and cherries, in any pattern you prefer, on top of the brown sugar.
  • Mix 1/2 cup softened butter and white sugar in bowl and blend well.
  • Add eggs, and blend.
  • Next add the flour, baking powder, salt and milk and blend until creamy.
  • Add vanilla flavoring and blend.
  • Spread batter on top of peaches and set pan on top of cookie sheet and bake for 1 hour.
  • Allow to cool for about 5 minutes, then run a knife along the edges of the skillet to loosen.
  • Place cake plate on top of skillet and invert, allowing cake to drop out of the skillet.
  • Serve warm with whipped cream on top.

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  1. Lovely and easy. A bit on the dry side, but with a tall glass of milk, I couldn't ask for a better dessert. A real crowd pleaser! Thanks!
     
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