Apple Skillet Cake

This impressive dessert captures your favorite flavors of fall.


1 stick butter

1/2 cup sugar

1 tbsp maple syrup

1 tsp cinnamon

5 Granny Smith apples, peeled and sliced

1/2 cup pecan halves

1 cup Shawnee Mills Self Rising Flour

1/3 cup sugar

1/2 teaspoon apple pie spice

3 tbsp melted butter

1 egg

1/3 cup evaporated milk

1/4 cup sour cream


  1. Melt butter in 8- or 9-inch cast iron skillet over medium heat. Stir in 1/2 cup sugar, syrup and 1 teaspoon cinnamon.
  2. Arrange apple slices and pecans over butter-sugar mixture. Turn heat down to medium-low while making cake batter. remove several slices to garnish the top.
  3. In a medium bowl, stir together flour, sugar and apple pie spice. Add melted butter, egg, milk and sour cream. Mix until just moistened.
  4. Spread cake batter over  remaining apples and pecans, gently spreading to cover.  Add the reserved apples to garnish the top of the cake.
  5. Move to a preheated 375-degree oven, and bake 20 minutes or until cake is golden and slightly puffy. You can use a toothpick to check for doneness.
  6. Remove from oven, and let sit for 5 minutes. Serve with freshly whipped cream or vanilla ice cream.