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Honey vanilla cake with natural honey and made in a cast iron skillet.

Honey vanilla cake

A delicious a lightly sweetened honey cake. Served with different assorted fresh fruit and chopped pistachios and made in a cast iron skillet.
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 12 slices
Calories 262 kcal


  • 9 inch cast iron skillet
  • Mixing bowls
  • Measuring cups and spoons
  • spatula


  • ½ cup unsalted butter softened
  • 1 cup honey
  • 2 large eggs room temperature
  • ½ cup sour cream
  • teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoon baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon salt


  • Preheat oven to 350°. Grease a 9 inch cast iron skillet. Set aside.
  • In a large mixing bowl, cream the butter and honey until well combined. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Mix in sour cream and vanilla extract.
  • In a medium mixing bowl, whisk together the flour, baking powder, and salt. Add this to the butter mixture. Transfer batter to grease skillet.
  • Bake for 30-35 minutes or until toothpick inserted into the center comes or clean. Cool completely in pan. Served with fresh assorted fruit, additional honey, or even pistachios!


Serving: 12slicesCalories: 262kcalCarbohydrates: 40gProtein: 4gFat: 11gSaturated Fat: 6gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 3gTrans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 56mgSodium: 190mgPotassium: 65mgFiber: 1gSugar: 24gVitamin A: 341IUVitamin C: 1mgCalcium: 62mgIron: 1mg
Keyword Honey cake, honey dessert, summer dessert, fresh fruit
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