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Cast Iron Cherry Cobbler

Using fresh cherries, this Cast Iron Cherry Cobbler is packed with flavor and makes quite a tasty dessert! Serve with a scoop of ice-cream and you have the perfect sweet treat!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time35 mins
Course: Dessert
Keyword: cast iron, cherry, cobbler, dessert, sweets
Servings: 6
Calories: 405kcal
Author: The Cookin' Chicks

Ingredients

Cherry Filling

  • 3 cups pitted cherries
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup cornstarch
  • 1/2 tbsp almond extract

Topping

  • 1/2 cup flour *all purpose
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup butter *cut into small pieces
  • 1 tbsp cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp salt

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees (or smoker)
  • Add cherries to a saucepan and cook over medium heat for about 10 minutes, stirring often.
  • Add in the sugar, cornstarch, and almond extract.
  • Turn heat to low and allow to simmer for about 3-5 minutes, or until mixture thickens up slightly.
  • Remove from heat and pour cherry mixture into a cast iron skillet or baking pan. *I used a 10.25 inch cast iron skillet, an 8x8 baking pan works too
  • In a medium bowl, make the topping by combining the flour, sugar, cinnamon, and salt.
  • Cut in the butter using two forks or a pastry blender until a crumbly mixture is formed.
  • Drop topping evenly on top of the cherry mixture.
  • Place cast iron skillet into oven or onto smoker and cook for about 30-35 minutes, or until golden brown on top.
  • Remove from oven/smoker and serve in bowls as is or with a scoop of ice-cream.

Nutrition

Calories: 405kcal | Carbohydrates: 67g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 16g | Saturated Fat: 10g | Cholesterol: 41mg | Sodium: 330mg | Potassium: 164mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 51g | Vitamin A: 517IU | Vitamin C: 5mg | Calcium: 27mg | Iron: 1mg
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