Cast Iron Skillet Apple Pie – The Recipe

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By popular demand, and with permission from my buddy Roy, here is the recipe for his Cast Iron Skillet Apple Pie.

In a 10 inch Cast Iron Skillet melt 1 stick of Butter and add 1C Sugar and 5 diced apples (Original recipe recommends Golden Delicious, I used whatever it was I had, which was probably Gala.)
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Add 1 tsp. Apple Pie Spice (Since I was at the cabin with a limited spice cabinet I only added some cinnamon. Just sayin’.)
Cook apples until golden and bubbly and thickened.
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Yummmmm. Oh, I also added about 2Tbs of Vermont Maple Syrup because, well, we were in Vermont.

While the apples are getting golden and bubbly, mix together 1 1/2C Buttermilk Pancake Mix (I used Krusteaze), 1C Milk, 1/4C Sugar and 4 oz (or more – you never can have too much cheese, says Roy) Extra Sharp Cheddar Cheese.

Spoon the batter over the bubbling apples, and put the skillet into a 350 degree oven.
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Bake for 30 minutes or until top is golden brown.
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Serve warm.
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We enjoyed it just the way it came out of the pan, but I bet a scoop of vanilla ice cream would be just about perfect!
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PS – this was pretty darn good for breakfast the next morning, too. 🙂

4 thoughts on “Cast Iron Skillet Apple Pie – The Recipe”

  1. Great recipe. Every year we go apple picking with the kids. I found this recipe last year and it was incredible. I spent a half hour searching again for it to make it again. There are no other recipes quite like it that I’ve found. Thanks.

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