Quick-Quick-Quick Skillet Cake



Here’s an iron skillet cake that I love.  It’s so easy to make and so good to eat.  I use either walnuts or almonds for the topping.


1 cup flour

1/4 tsp. baking powder

Pinch of salt

1/2 tsp. vanilla for a walnut topping or almond extract if using an almond topping

2 large eggs

1/2 cup brown sugar

1/2 cup granulated sugar

1 stick sweet butter, melted

1/2 cup finely chopped walnuts or almonds


Preheat oven to 350

  1. Butter a 9-inch iron skillet and sprinkle some flour over it all.
  2. In a medium size bowl whisk the eggs and sugar together.  Add the butter and whisk until satiny.  Stir in the flour mixture; whisk until smooth.  Spread batter in the skillet and top with the walnuts or almonds.
  3. Bake 25 to 30 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted in the center of the cake comes out clean.
  4. If you wish, drizzle some raspberry jam over it. I do and it makes it extra yummy and pretty.
  5. Serve slightly warm or at room temp.  I tie a pretty napkin or scarf around the handle.
  6. Ice cream goes great with this.

Bon Appetit!!!!



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Margot loves people and is very energetic and organized. She is also a quick study. Her background includes having renovated, owned and operated an 1887 Victorian bed and breakfast in Paso Robles, CA for 5 years. Her guests loved her and she loved her guests. What a perfect combination. Margot’s marketing skills and love of people also was used in her career as a Realtor and in participating in many charitable non-profit organizations. Margot loves to cook and to offer concierge services to people. She was born in Geneva, Switzerland.; has lived all over CA. including Beverly Hills, in the Silicon Valley area, Paso Robles, the San Joaquin Valley as well as in Sun Valley, ID. She has traveled extensively throughout the world; is a CAL alumni (go Bears!); and also speaks French fluently and Spanish semi-fluently. Her interests are people, cooking, arts, books (look at the blog book club and join if you wish), travel, sports, gardening, painting, music, playing classical piano and animals. Margot Van Horn 208-721-3551 PO Box 3788, Ketchum, ID. margot6@mindspring.com TempInnKeeper@mindspring.com

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