This old-fashioned apple pie with its old-fashioned pie crust and sweet, tart fruit filling is a great choice for a Thanksgiving
dessert. This pie recipe appears in the new Lodge Cast Iron Cookbook published by Oxmoor House.
Cookbook author and baking expert Julie Hasson loves using her cast iron skillet to bake pie—there's something satisfyingly
old-fashioned about it. This pie has no bottom crust, which makes it quick to prepare, perfect for a last-minute dessert.
Irresistible to both children and grownups alike, this super-size cookie is filled with chocolate chips and M&Ms and served
in wedges. Baking it in a cast-iron skillet is great way to keep the cookie perfectly round.
This old-fashioned upside down cake recipe features pineapple slices that are browned in butter in the bottom of the skillet
and then topped with a rich cake batter. This recipe also offers an “express” version that uses cake mix.
Turn the classic Bananas Foster dessert into an upside down cake by placing a layer of bananas, brown sugar, pecans and rum
in the bottom of the skillet and topping with a rich cake batter. After baking, you invert the cake so that you have a sweet
and buttery banana topping for the cake.
Upside-down cakes are classically made in a cast-iron skillet because it gives the cake a crisp edge, cooks it evenly, and
keeps it moist. Instead of a pineapple-only cake, this version features coconut and banana and give the cake a more tropical
This decadent coffee cake recipe is inspired by the classic New Orleans dessert and features sautéed bananas, pecans, and
a splash of rum. It also has the added convenience of a baking mix (such as Bisquick) that’s enhanced with cinnamon, sugar,
eggs, and sour cream.
Once you’ve made this decadent pecan pie in a cast-iron skillet, you may never go back to a pie plate. Simply press a refrigerated
pie crust into the skillet, sprinkle with sugar, top with the pecan mixture, and bake. Serving it in the skillet is also easy
makes the dish even more Southern.
For more classic desserts, breads, and main dishes cooked in versatile cast iron pans, see the Lodge Cast Iron Cookbook, Oxmoor House, 2012.You’ll find treasured family recipes as well as invocative new dishes that are all guaranteed to satisfy.