Iron Skillet Mulberry or Blackberry Upside Cake
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Recipe type: dessert
Serves: 8
  • 6 T. butter
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 c. sugar
  • 3?4 c. milk
  • 1 3?4 c. flour
  • 2 t. baking powder
  • 1?2 t. salt
  • FOR THE TOPPING (or bottom of skillet)
  • 4 T. butter
  • ¾ c. brown sugar
  • 1 c. fresh mulberries or blackberries
  1. Cream butter and sugar together until light and fluffy, about a minute.
  2. Add eggs and beat about 20 seconds.
  3. Add milk and beat another 30 seconds or so until well-mixed.
  4. Whisk dry ingredients together and add half to wet batter and mix just until well blended
  5. Add remaining dry ingredients and mix
  6. Melt the remaining remaining butter and brown sugar in cast iron skillet on low heat.
  7. Stir together and try to spread evenly over entire bottom of skillet
  8. When sugar and butter are melted, sprinkle in mulberries, blackberries or raspberries
  9. Pour batter mixture on top so that all fruit is covered.
  10. Bake in center of oven at 350 degrees for 35 to 40 minutes until center of cake tests done.
  11. Remove skillet from oven, run knife around outside and immediately invert the skillet onto platter.
  12. Serve with vanilla bean ice cream or fresh whipped cream
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