Cast-Iron Apple Cobbler

Published in Recipes, Desserts Author: CentraCare

Recipe from myrecipes.com

Ingredients

  • 6.75 ounces all-purpose flour (about 1 1/2 cups), divided
  • 12 cups thinly sliced peeled Fuji apple (about 4 pounds)
  • 2/3 cup sugar, divided
  • 2 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt, divided
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/4 cup chilled butter, cut into small pieces
  • 1 cup low-fat buttermilk

Preparation

  1. Preheat oven to 375°.
  2. Weigh or lightly spoon flour into dry measuring cups; level with a knife. Combine 2.25 ounces (about 1/2 cup) flour, apple, 1/3 cup sugar, 2 tablespoons butter, vanilla, 1/2 teaspoon salt, cinnamon and nutmeg in a large bowl, tossing well. Spoon into a large cast-iron Dutch oven. Add 1/2 cup water.
  3. Combine remaining 4.5 ounces (about 1 cup) flour, remaining 1/3 cup sugar, remaining 1/4 teaspoon salt and baking powder in a medium bowl; cut in 1/4 cup butter with a pastry blender or 2 knives until mixture resembles coarse meal. Add buttermilk; stir until just moist. Drop batter by tablespoonfuls over apple mixture. Bake at 375° for 1 hour or until bubbly and browned. Serve warm.

Makes: 10 servings (serving size: about 3/4 cup)

Nutritional Information Per Serving
  • Calories: 257
  • Fat: 7.4 g.
  • Sat. Fat: 4.5 g.
  • Iron: 1.1 g.
  • Sodium: 349 mg
  • Carbs: 46 g.
  • Fiber: 2.3 g.
  • Protein: 3.2 g.