IT Guy loves anything praline-y. I love to use my cast iron skillet. So a praline cake was born. Talk about easy! Holy cow...I could do this blindfolded! With one hand tied behind my back! Okay...not really...but it IS an easy cake. And delicious to boot!
Buttermilk Spice Skillet Cake
with Praline Topping
2 1/2 cups flour
1 tablespoon baking powder
1/2 cup sugar
1/2 teaspoon salt
2 teaspoons cinnamon
2 large eggs
1 1/2 cups buttermilk
1/4 cup butter ~ melted
1 teaspoon vanilla
Preheat oven to 400. Grease a 10" cast iron skillet.
In a medium bowl, combine the flour, baking powder, sugar, cinnamon and salt.
In another bowl combine the eggs, buttermilk, butter, and vanilla.
Combine the dry into the wet and stir until just combined.
Pour into the prepared cast iron skillet.
Bake for 20-30 minutes until toothpick inserted comes out clean.
3/4 cup packed brown sugar
1/2 cup unsalted butter
1/4 cup heavy cream
good pinch of salt
1 tsp vanilla extract
1 cup coarsely chopped pecans
Combine the brown sugar, butter, cream and salt in a medium saucepan.
Bring to a soft boil and let let boil for 3 minutes...stirring occasionally.
After 3 minutes, remove from heat and stir in the vanilla and nuts.
to set for about 20 minutes to thicken up a bit. Once the cake is out
of the oven and while it is still warm pour the praline over the whole
Welcome to Simple Fare, Fairly Simple. This is a place for me to post recipes of all kinds...along with other miscellaneous fodder from my so-called life here in the south. Who knows what you will find here. Could be anything from my husband...known as IT Guy...to my kids and beautiful grandbabies that are growing up way too fast right before my eyes. But...mostly this will be a place for food. I hope you'll see something you like and if you decide to try something from the list...leave me a comment and let me know!