Skillet Cake

Skillet Cakes are those easy peasy kind of cakes that are a breeze to bake. The uncomplicated  and unpretentious kinds that have always hit the right chord. Home baking is often perceived as a  skill that always helps us clampdown and unwind and complicated recipes with intricate method and requirements have the habit of make the  task seem daunting and ultimately make and otherwise charming activity look approachable. I have been baking for as long as I can remain, the recipes I tend to fall for are rustic and old fashioned ones where the simplicity of the bakes appeals me the most. I have never liked to dress my cakes and bakes with lavish does of cream or fondant it is a strict no no for me. On the other hand a good home made jam or compote or dollop of  creme fraiche  on the side delights me the most. The recipe I share here today is from one of my favorite baking books called Home Baking - the artful mix of flour tradition around the world by Jeffery Alford and Naomi Duguid. It is a 444 pages masterpiece that celebrates the art of home baking around the world.  The [...]