15 Fabulous Cast Iron Desserts

by Heather

Cast iron cookware has been a staple in kitchens for centuries, prized for its durability, heat retention, and versatility. While it’s often associated with savory dishes, cast iron is also a fantastic choice for whipping up mouthwatering desserts. Today, we will be sharing fifteen Cast Iron Desserts from our friends around the blogosphere!

15 Fabulous Cast Iron Desserts

Triple Chocolate Chip Skillet Cookie

Triple Chocolate Chip Skillet Cookie by Britney Breaks Bread

This Triple Chocolate Chip Skillet Cookie is chewy, gooey, and chocolatey – it’s the perfect combination of everything! Features dark, milk, and semi-sweet chocolates to make the perfect cookie to share with friends and family.

S'mores Dip

Cast Iron S’mores Dip by Fantabulosity

S’mores Dip is a delicious way to enjoy a campfire dessert for a crowd! No crowding around a fire, building a snack. Simply dip a graham cracker in to this melty chocolate and toasted large marshmallows, getting all your favorite flavors of this chocolatey dip for a delicious dessert recipe.

Pumpkin Cinnamon Roll Skillet Cake

Pumpkin Cinnamon Skillet Cake by An Off Grid Life

This easy recipe is made in a cast iron skillet on the stovetop. It’s a great way to use up leftover canned pumpkin OR fresh pumpkin. Plus, it’s easily adaptable to be gluten-free.

Mini Skillet Cookie

Mini Skillet Cookie by Organically Addison
This mini skillet cookie is warm, gooey, buttery and melt in your mouth delicious! It has the perfect flavors and textures. The edges are chewy while the center is gooey. This easy 15 minute dessert is great for any occasion!
Brown Butter Peach Skillet Cake

Brown Butter Peach Skillet Cake by Barley and Sage

This brown butter peach skillet cake is baked in a cast iron skillet to give it super crispy edges with a soft, tender center. It’s topped with sliced peaches and a dusting of powdered sugar for a super easy summer dessert!

Rustic Cinnamon Buns

Rustic Cinnamon Buns by Strength and Sunshine

Rustic gluten-free cinnamon buns that are vegan, oil-free, sugar-free, nut-free, and no yeast! Lovingly made right in a cast iron skillet for extra flavor and charm. A breakfast or brunch recipe that will leave you feeling warm and cozy!

Cast Iron Cookies

Cast Iron Cookies by Coffee with Us 3

Cast Iron Cookies are amazing and such a fun dessert. You can use your favorite cookies recipe and just have fun with it.
Cherry Chocolate Cast Iron Skillet Dessert

Chocolate Cherry Cast Iron Skillet Dessert by The Pypers Kitchen

Crispy edges, gooey chocolatey center, melty chocolate chunks and fresh cherries. Eaten warm topped with scoops of vanilla ice cream… insanely good!

Skillet Brownies for Two

Skillet Brownies by Cooking with Curls

Skillet Brownies for Two! All of the gooey deliciousness that you are craving, in a cute little skillet to help control overindulgence.

Chocolate Chip Banana Bread Skillet

Chocolate Chip Banana Bread Skillet by Thrifty Jinxy

This easy to make Skillet Banana Bread with Chocolate Chips features a winning flavor combination of banana and chocolate. YUM! It’s also easy to make using only a few ingredients that are mixed up and then baked in a skillet.

Cast Iron Skillet Apple Crisp

Apple Cobbler Skillet by Aubrey’s Kitchen

This warm and bubbly cast iron skillet apple crisp is warm, bubbly and delicious served warm topped with vanilla ice cream and a drizzle of caramel.

Bacon Caramel Apple Crisp

Bacon Caramel Apple Crisp by 365 Days of Baking

This Bacon Caramel Apple Crisp is your favorite comfort food elevated to the next level! Pure Farmland Bacon is a key ingredient. It is all natural, contains no MSG, artificial ingredients, preservatives or added hormones. This is one apple crisp recipe you need to add to your must-make list!

Cast Iron Skillet Brookie

Cast Iron Skillet Brookie by The Simple Home Place

Half decadent brownie, half soft and chewy chocolate chip cookie, this cast iron skillet brookie recipe allows you to enjoy two amazing desserts in one!

Blackberry Cobbler in Cast Iron Skillet

Blackberry Cobbler Skillet by Simply Stacie

This simple blackberry cobbler in a cast-iron skillet is the closest you can get to the Old-Fashioned recipe while staying 100% healthy. Made with only 7 ingredients and whipped up under 10 minutes, you can have this delicious dessert ready within the next hour. This recipe is Vegan, Paleo, Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free and can be made Low-Carb by replacing maple syrup with proper amounts of stevia or any other sugar-free sweetener.

Caramelized Peaches

Caramelized Peaches by The Default Cook

Juicy caramelized peaches are a quick and easy dessert that’s both dinner party fancy and Tuesday-night easy.

Whether you’re a seasoned baker or just starting out, there’s a cast iron dessert recipeCast Iron Desserts here to satisfy every sweet craving. From classic cobblers and crisps to indulgent cookies and cakes, cooking with cast iron not only ensures superior heat distribution and flavor development but also adds a touch of rustic charm to your table. So, grab your favorite cast iron skillet or pan, preheat your oven, and start creating unforgettable Cast Iron Desserts that will leave your family and friends asking for seconds. Happy baking!

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Lana April 15, 2024 - 8:59 am
These look incredible 😍
Terri Quick April 16, 2024 - 5:15 pm
These look so good
gloria patterson April 21, 2024 - 3:30 pm
I never knew or thought about making sweets in a cast iron skillet. I have a small skillet that I have had for to many years to count. And it is jut me so any sweet would be perfect for me. going to save several of these.
Molli Lillian Taylor May 7, 2024 - 11:56 am
i absolutely love how versatile cast iron is. definitely trying these!
Tara Pittman May 7, 2024 - 5:32 pm
I am drooling over this dessert. It is the perfect recipe for the holidays.
Amber Myers May 7, 2024 - 7:38 pm
I am drooling. There are so many delicious desserts here. I must make some of these.
Kathy May 7, 2024 - 7:57 pm
Everything looks so amazing. I really need to make some of these. They sound delicious.
Krystle May 7, 2024 - 11:10 pm
I am drooling over here. I want to try the skillet brownies first.
Lavanda Michelle May 8, 2024 - 9:52 am
Wow, Heather, thanks for this amazing collection of cast iron dessert recipes! I never knew you could make such mouthwatering treats in a skillet. Can't wait to try out that Triple Chocolate Chip Skillet Cookie – sounds like a chocolate lover's dream come true!
Hannah Bures May 8, 2024 - 12:52 pm
Every single recipe looked amazing. I cant wait to try them all! I have a huge sweet tooth.
LisaLisa May 8, 2024 - 1:21 pm
Yesss, I would enjoy any of these lol especially the cookie one, let me get some ice cream lol
vidya May 8, 2024 - 2:30 pm
oh my..just when i am thinking of reducing sugar in my diet!! that peach cake looks amazing (as do all the others)
Melanie E May 8, 2024 - 3:14 pm
Oh wow, these all sound like such lovely desserts. I've never made a dessert in a skillet before. I'd really love to try the skillet cookie, that looks so yummy!
Beautiful Touches May 8, 2024 - 3:37 pm
I love using my cast iron for baking, it brings a certain texture that's hard to get otherwise and I'm sure the small addition of iron can't hurt! I'll have to try out some of these recipes though, the cast iron brookie in particular!
Forever My Little Moon May 8, 2024 - 7:21 pm
These all look so yummy! My husband has a cast iron skillet so maybe I'll have to have him make me some dessert, lol!
Melissa Cushing May 9, 2024 - 8:21 am
Oh my.... all of the cast iron desserts look incredible and I love using cast iron whenever possible as it always cooks so perfectly! I love a good cookie made in a cast iron skillet!
Lynndee May 9, 2024 - 9:17 am
All of those desserts look fabulous indeed. I love using my cast iron but honestly, I haven't tried using it to cook dessert yet. Thanks for the ideas!
Monidipa Dutta May 9, 2024 - 4:24 pm
Your delightful article on cast iron desserts is a sweet treat! With each recipe bringing its own unique flavor, you've truly captured the essence of indulgence. Can't wait to try them all!
Lauryn R June 27, 2024 - 1:29 pm
Wow, these cast iron desserts look absolutely delicious!! I am definitely going to invest in some little skillets now so I can make them all! Thank you so much for sharing these recipes, I can't wait to try them.

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