Foodie Friday - Berry Cornmeal Cake

If you have fresh berries that actually make it into a recipe before being devoured, try this one..! One of Yvonne's professed favorites... Enjoy!!


Berry Cornmeal Cake

  • 1 1⁄4 cups whole wheat flour    
  • 1⁄2 cup buttermilk or 2T buttermilk powder +water                                                                      
  • 1⁄2 cup cornmeal                 
  •  2 eggs
  • 2T baking powder                
  • 7T sweet butter, melted plus 1T for skillet
  • 1t salt              
  •  12 ounces berries
  • 1 cup organic sugar            
  • (blackberries, blueberries, raspberries or mix them)

Preheat oven to 375º.

In a large bowl, mix flour, cornmeal, baking powder, salt and sugar.

In a medium bowl, whisk together buttermilk, eggs and melted butter, pour over flour mixture and stir to combine.

In a 10-inch cast iron skillet, heat the remaining tablespoon of butter in the oven  until melted and skillet is hot, about 5 min.

Remove from oven; swirl to coat bottom of skillet.

Pour batter into skillet; scatter berries on top.

Bake for 45-50 minutes. Let cool for 30 min., then run a knife around the edge to loosen from skillet.

Cut into slices and serve in skillet warm or at room temperature.

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