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Meiko holding a bowl of Strawberry Cornbread Skillet Cobbler topped with ice cream and garnish with mint leaves.

Strawberry Cornbread Skillet Cobbler

Strawberry Cornbread Skillet Cobbler is easy and delicious, the perfect dish for summer gatherings. Made with juicy ripe summer strawberries, refreshing mint, and a splash of citrus, all nestled under a bed of pillowy golden cornbread topped vanilla ice cream.
Prep Time: 7 minutes
Cook Time: 35 minutes
Servings: 8
Calories: 433kcal
Author: Meiko Temple


Strawberry Filling

  • 3 lb. strawberries hulled & sliced
  • ¾ cup granulated sugar
  • ¼ tsp. black pepper
  • ¼ tsp. kosher salt
  • 2 tbsp. cornstarch
  • 2 tbsp. lime juice
  • 10 sprigs mint julienned + extra for garnish
  • 2 tsp. vanilla extract
  • cooking spray

Cornbread Topping

  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • ½ cup cornmeal
  • ½ cup granulated sugar
  • ½ cup powdered sugar
  • tsp. baking powder
  • ¾ tsp. kosher salt
  • ½ cup unsalted butter melted & cooled
  • 1 cup buttermilk heavy cream or non dairy milk


  • Ice cream to serve


  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Evenly spray 10-inch cast-iron skillet or baking dish with cooking spray.

To make strawberry filling

  • In a large bowl combine strawberries, sugar, pepper, salt, corn startch, lime juice, mint and vanilla extract. Stir together until sugar is dissolved and transfer to skillet.
  • Cook strawberries over medium high heat for 5 minutes, stirring occationally then remove from heat.

To make cornbread topping

  • Whisk together flour, cornmeal, granulated sugar, powdered sugar, baking powder, and salt.
  • Stir in the cooled melted butter and chilled buttermilk. Stir until combined and forms wet batter.
  • Drop heaping spoonfuls of batter over the top fo the strawberries in the skillet. This does not have to be spread even. .
  • Bake in preheated oven for 30-35 minutes until crust is golden brown. Serve warm with vanilla ice cream.
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Calories: 433kcal | Carbohydrates: 75g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 14g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 4g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 34mg | Sodium: 407mg | Potassium: 368mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 49g | Vitamin A: 480IU | Vitamin C: 102mg | Calcium: 117mg | Iron: 2mg


Cast Iron Skillet - 10 inch

*Nutrition information is a rough estimate.

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