Cast Iron Cherry Cobblers

Make cherry cobbler in a CAST IRON pan! So delish and easy! Pizzazzerie.com

Ready for one of my favorite recipes? Cast iron cherry cobblers! If you have not enjoyed a dessert baked right inside a cast iron skillet, then this recipe is a must-try! No fancy wood oven needed; your home oven is all you need to make these delicious skillet treats. Serve these up to your neighbors or guests for a recipe they’ll be talking about for months to come! You might fall in love with the ease of skillet desserts and whip out pineapple upside down cake, crisps, cookies, and more – all baked right inside these mini pans.

You can bake cherry cobblers right inside mini cast iron pans!! Pizzazzerie.com

I picked up these mini cast iron skillets at a local southern kitchen store, but you can also find them online. You can also find them in a variety of sizes. Mine are 5-inches wide. I added a yellow and white gingham napkin to the handle because the beauty of cast iron skillets is that they stay very hot! This makes serving these cherry cobblers a perfect treat – no worrying about keeping them warm for guests.

This dessert can easily be made year-round with frozen fruits (try peaches or blueberries too), and you can absolutely combine fruits for a mixed variety. The possibilities are truly endless. If you want to be really decadent, top it with a scoop of vanilla bean ice cream, and let it melt right into the cobbler topping!

You can bake cherry cobblers right inside mini cast iron pans!! Pizzazzerie.comYou can bake cherry cobblers right inside mini cast iron pans!! Pizzazzerie.comYou can bake cherry cobblers right inside mini cast iron pans!! Pizzazzerie.com

Cast Iron Cherry Cobblers

Rating: 51

Yield: 1 large cast iron pan or 2 small cast iron pans

Ingredients

    For the cherry filling:
  • 3 cups pitted tart cherries
  • 1 cup sugar
  • ¼ cup cornstarch
  • 1 tablespoon almond extract
  • For the cobbler topping:
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • ½ cup butter, cut into cubes
  • 1 tablespoon cinnamon
  • ½ teaspoon salt

Instructions

  1. Place cherries in saucepan on medium heat. Cover for 10-15 minutes, stirring often.
  2. Add in sugar, cornstarch (sugar and cornstarch whisked together), and almond extract. Turn to low heat and simmer for two minutes or until mixture thickens. Remove from heat. *You can cool and use later for skillet cobblers, or use right away.
  3. Pour all of cherry filling into 1 large skillet or divide evenly for 2 mini skillets. You want the cherry filling to fill about ½ of the skillet (it might overflow if filled more than half).
  4. Combine flour, sugar, cinnamon, and salt. Cut in cubed butter until mixture is crumbly. Drop spoonfuls of cobbler topping on top of cherry filling.
  5. Line a baking sheet with aluminum foil to catch any cherry filling that comes out of skillet. Bake at 400 degrees F. for 20-25 minutes. This will depend on whether you are making one larger cobbler or two smaller ones. Watch carefully, and cobblers are done when cobbler topping is golden brown.
http://pizzazzerie.com/recipes/cast-iron-cherry-cobblers/

I hope you’re inspired to make your own version of this cherry cobbler! It’ll sure to be a new family favorite!

How to make cast iron cherry cobblers! SO GOOD! Pizzazzerie.com

Host a Cute Ghost-Themed Halloween Breakfast!

DIY Ghost Treat Pouches! Pizzazzerie.com
Cute Halloween Ghost Pastries! Pizzazzerie.com
Host a Boo Breakfast Ghost Party this Halloween for the Kids! Pizzazzerie.com

I'm so excited that Halloween month is arriving this week. Break out the ghoulish decorations, freakishly fabulous foods, and spooktacular party ideas like this one! It's a Ghost Halloween Breakfast Party! If you're gathering up your little ghouls this year for a playdate, school party, or just an at-home family breakfast, give it some cute "ghost touches" and of course, my favorite color scheme - … { read more }

5 Tips for Effortless Entertaining: Dinner Party Style

Host a fall-themed party with these 5 party tips!
Fall Pumpkin Tablescape by Party Blogger Pizzazzerie.com
Fall Pumpkin Tablescape by Party Blogger Pizzazzerie.com

Throwing a dinner party might seem like a daunting task. How can I make it look amazing without spending a million dollar or a million hours? Can I even still enjoy the party while preparing food and playing hostess? Never fear! I'm sharing 5 Tips for Effortless Entertaining: Dinner Party Style with you today so you'll feel party ready in no time. I often find that a few simple tips in your "back … { read more }

Top 10 Mini Pumpkin Desserts

Top 10 Mini Pumpkin Desserts!

As soon as there is the slightest crisp in the air, we start craving the flavors of fall. Our favorite, of course, is pumpkin so we thought we'd share our favorite mini pumpkin desserts! What's better than mini desserts? They're so cute, fun and somehow make us feel like we're not over indulging! We've picked mini versions of everything from traditional staples, like Pumpkin Pie, to fun and fresh … { read more }

I’m So Fancy: Layered Mini Martini BBQ

Layered Barbecue in Mini Martini Glasses! Pizzazzerie.com
barbecue-in-martini-glass-pizzazzerie
Layer BBQ, Cole Slaw, and Sauce in a Mini Martini for a fancy twist! Pizzazzerie.com

Why must fancy food always be so fussy? Caviar. Balsamic vinaigrette infused with white truffles. Marinated Olives with Fennel. I could go on. Those are all nice, but sometimes you just want to eat your regular ol' crowd-pleasing BBQ! Growing up in Texas as a baby then the Carolinas through high school and now Tennessee, I've had my fair share of barbecue. From football games to school events and … { read more }

Party Feature: Preppy Lemon Bridal Shower

Adorable Bridal Shower ideas
Preppy Bridal Shower Ideas
Adorable preppy lemon bridal shower!

Hosting a bridal shower soon? I'm so excited to feature this darling "Preppy Lemon" Bridal Shower styled by Kenna O'Brien of Miss Party Mom, this bridal shower is absolutely filled to the brim with sweet touches from an Italian Soda Bar to sweet lemon sugar cookies and everything cute in between. I particularly adore the mini bud vase favors (I love the labels and yellow bows)! The bright and … { read more }

Spooky Skull Halloween Cocktail

How to make a spooky skull Halloween Cocktail
How to make a spooky skull cocktail for Halloween!
How to make a spooky skull Halloween cocktail!

Ready to add some spook to your style this Halloween? Time for a Spooky Skull Halloween Cocktail! This cocktail has all the flavors of fall (apple + spice) while looking wickedly fitting for the spooky season. Serve these up at your Halloween party for some extra scare! I love these skull glasses (found at a craft store) but these would be just as fun in a martini or other cocktail glass. I rimmed … { read more }

Book Love // Decorating Cookies Party by Bridget Edwards

Learn how to decorate sugar cookies like a pro!
decorating sugar cookies!
How to make decorated number cookies!

Remember when I told you that I would be sharing lots of my favorite new books? Well I'm back here with #2! I sort of can't get over how talented my friends are, really! Decorating Cookies Party is book number 2 for my sweet friend Bridget of Bake at 350! A couple of years ago, I shared her first book with y'all and it's still sitting in my kitchen for me to reference (which I do a LOT). Well, … { read more }