Berry Cornmeal Cake
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Serves: 6 to 8 servings
 
Such a versatile recipe - use a sweet topping for a dessert, and slice and spread with butter as a bread for your meal.
Ingredients
  • ½ cup butter
  • 1½ cups flour
  • ¾ cup fine yellow cornmeal
  • 1½ teaspoons baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 1½ cups sugar
  • 3 large eggs
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla
  • ¾ cup buttermilk
  • 18 ounces fresh or frozen berries (strawberries should be cut into pieces the size of raspberries)
Instructions
  1. Pre heat oven to 325 degrees.
  2. Oil a 9 by 13 baking pan, or a 12-inch cast iron skillet.
  3. Whisk together the flour, cornmeal, baking powder and salt.
  4. Cream the sugar and butter. Add in eggs one at a time. Add in vanilla and buttermilk.
  5. Spread in the prepared pan. Sprinkle the berries on top and press them down slightly into batter. Sprinkle with a little extra sugar on top for a crunchy texture to the top of the cake.
  6. Bake for about 1 hour, until set in center. Serve warm with whipped cream.
Recipe by Healthy Family Recipes at http://www.apronstringsblog.com/berry-cornmeal-cast-iron-cake/