From Chef John Folse’s Cast Iron Cooking
MAKES 8 SERVINGS
Recipe courtesy of Louisiana Cookin’ Magazine
- 6 cups sliced fresh peaches
- 2 1/4 cups sugar, in all
- 1/4 cup water
- 1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour, in all
- 1 pinch each of salt, cinnamon, nutmeg
- and allspice
- 2 teaspoons baking powder
- 3/4 cup milk
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
Preheat oven to 400°F.
Coat a 10-inch cast iron skillet with cooking spray.
Combine peaches, 1 1/2 cups sugar and water in the skillet. Bring to a rolling boil over medium-high heat.
Reduce heat to a simmer and allow peaches to cook until soft.
In a small bowl, combine 1/4 cup flour, 1/4 cup sugar, salt, cinnamon, nutmeg and allspice.
Pour into peaches and stir until thickened.
Remove from heat and pour the mixture into a 12-inch cast iron skillet.
Set aside to cool.
Combine remaining flour, sugar, baking powder and milk in a bowl. Whisk until well blended. Season with salt.
Pour the batter over the center of the peach mixture.
Bake for 45 minutes or until golden brown.