Blueberry Skillet Cake

June 12, 2021   14 Comments

Blueberry skillet cake is a dessert. I rarely feature desserts but this one deserves to be on Snack Girl.

Blueberry Skillet Cake

Why? It is mostly blueberries!! You can use frozen blueberries or fresh (cut the baking time by 10 minutes with fresh).

I feature blueberries in my blueberry slump and a healthier recipe healthy banana blueberry oatmeal muffins. You can never eat too many blueberries.

In addition to having one of the healthiest ingredients around - this blueberry skillet cake is made in your blender.

I have a blender on my counter because I use it almost every day. Smoothies, soups, marinades, pancakes…. This appliance is a workhorse. But you don’t need one for the recipe - just use a whisk!

My other favorite for this recipe is a cast iron skillet. I have two because I frequently double recipes.

This pan can kill a snake and make a beautiful presentation of just about anything. You can buy one at Amazon cast iron pan.

You pour the batter over frozen blueberries and when it is done it is a cross between a pudding or flan and pancake. This skillet cake also reminds me of a fruit tart. You can decide what it is after you make it (please do and tell me how it went).

I love that you don’t have to make a crust (or buy one) and all the ingredients are probably already in your pantry. You can make this with other fruit you have around the house like strawberries, apples, pears, blackberries, etc.

You don’t need to make it in a cast-iron skillet if you don’t have one. Any pie pan will be fine.

Have you tried making a blueberry skillet cake or any other skillet cake? What did you think?

Blueberry Skillet Cake Recipe

4.9 from 16 reviews

Makes 10 servings
Prep time: 5 min
Cook time: 25 min

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1 cup whole milk (or whatever milk you have)
3 large eggs
¼ cup sugar plus one tablespoon for dusting
½ cup white whole-wheat flour
¼ teaspoon salt
½ teaspoon vanilla
2 tablespoons butter, melted
12 ounces (2 ½ cups) frozen blueberries


Heat oven to 400 F. Butter a 9 inch pie plate or cast-iron skillet.

Put milk, eggs, ¼ cup sugar, flour, salt, and vanilla in a blender and mix until smooth. Add butter and blend for 30 seconds more. Place blueberries in bottom of pan and pour batter over them. Dust with tablespoon of sugar.

Bake for 25 minutes or until top of cake is slightly browned. Serve warm.

Nutrition Facts

For one slice (10 in a pancake) = 100 calories, 4.8 g fat, 2.4 g saturated fat, 12.2 g carbohydrates, 9.9 g sugar, 3.2 g protein, 1 g fiber, 106 mg sodium, 3 Purple, 3 Blue, 4 Green WW SmartPts

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Instead of SUGAR can I Use STEVIA

★★★★★ on June 28, 2020

Any recommendations if you use fresh blueberries, bake time, liquid?

★★★★★ on June 28, 2020

@Debbie - shorten the baking time by 10 minutes for fresh blueberries. It will bake for 15 minutes. Thanks for your questions!

on June 28, 2020

Do you have to use white whole wheat flour?

★★★★★ on June 28, 2020

Hi Snack Girl - just wanted to say thank you for all the great recipe! They are really helping me transition to a healthier diet.

on June 28, 2020

Wondering how much stevia to use instead of the sugar.

Thank you.

on June 28, 2020

I love blueberries! This will be the next treat/snack I make. It looks so delicious!

on June 28, 2020

Excellent recipe! I didn't have a cast iron pan, so I used a pie pan. Of which I only had an 8 inch. Next time I must use a larger one. I didn't quiet cook it long enough! But it was good!

★★★★★ on July 30, 2020

Hi! This was deeeelicious as I knew it would be, but oh my, that recipe did not work for me! I took it out ‘lightly browned’ after 25 minutes...perhaps I was supposed to let it sit XX minutes before slicing? After 5 minutes, I attempted to slice, and still very runny inside. I baked it 12 more minutes. It was just done them, but still impossible to slice. Should I have waited 15,20 minutes? Oh please advise!

on August 2, 2020

Looks sorta like a clafoutis!

on June 13, 2021

As a southern girl I love any recipe that includes my iron skillet. I know it takes time to do all that you do and can I just say I appreciate you.

on June 13, 2021

Can I use keto flour blend in place of the white wheat flour?

on June 13, 2021

You’re a genius Snack Girl. This recipe is awesome! I’ve only had it a few days and have already made two pies. First was with frozen organic blueberries baked in a 9” glass pie plate in a regular oven. Cook time ended up being 37 minutes. Second was using fresh organic peeled peaches baked in a toaster oven in the 9” glass pie plate. Cook time was 20 minutes. I used gluten free flour both times. My husband absolutely loved both - of course he did!

on June 17, 2021

I will try this recipe for sure. So glad I found this site. Thanks so much!

on August 3, 2021

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