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This recipe was given to me by a friend years ago and she told me she used it for her strawberry shortcake. It is absolutely heavenly and my niece loves to eat it plain. It is just a good basic recipe--only your imagination limits what you can do with it. It is just a good ole southern recipe and super simple. Awesome with fresh strawberries.


Recipe Summary

35 mins
45 mins
10 mins
1 9-inch skillet cake


Original recipe yields 8 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Instructions Checklist
  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).

  • Melt butter in a 9-inch cast iron skillet over low heat. Transfer 1/2 of the melted butter to a mixing bowl, leaving remaining butter in the skillet.

  • Add sugar to the mixing bowl and beat with the melted butter until well blended. Add egg and mix until well beaten. Mix in flour and vanilla. Add milk, 2 tablespoons at a time, until mixture is the consistency of pancake batter. Pour batter into the skillet.

  • Bake in the preheated oven until golden brown and a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean, about 30 minutes. Remove from the oven and allow to cool on the stovetop.

Nutrition Facts

267 calories; protein 2.6g; carbohydrates 37.1g; fat 12.4g; cholesterol 51.6mg; sodium 291mg. Full Nutrition