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Strawberry Crumb Bars in a Skillet

Strawberry Crumb Bars in a Skillet

You really can’t go wrong with this awesome Strawberry Skillet Dessert!

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword Strawberry Crumb Bars in a Skillet
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Servings 12 servings
Calories 290 kcal
Author Amanda Rettke--iambaker.net

Ingredients

Strawberries

  • 4 cups (400g) fresh strawberries, hulled and chopped
  • 1 tablespoon corn starch
  • 1 1/2 cups (300g) granulated sugar, divided

Cake

  • 3 cups (375g) all-purpose flour
  • 1 tablespoon cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon Kosher salt
  • 1 cup (2 sticks or 226g) cold butter, cut into small pieces
  • 1 large egg, room temperature
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 teaspoon almond extract

Glaze

  • 1/2 cup (64g) confectioners' sugar
  • 1 tablespoon milk, or more as needed
  • 1 drop fresh lemon juice

Instructions

Strawberries

  1. In a large bowl place chopped strawberries, corn starch, and 1/2 cup of sugar. Stir together and set aside.

Cake

  1. Heat the oven to 375°F and butter or spray skillet with non-stick spray.

  2. In another large bowl add flour, 1 cup of sugar, cinnamon, baking powder, and salt. Whisk until evenly dispersed.

  3. With your clean hands, add in the butter pieces and mix into the flour mixture until pieces are pea-sized or smaller.

  4. Add in the egg, vanilla, and almond extract and mix until combined. (can use a spoon)
  5. Press half of the cake mixture into the bottom of the prepared skillet.

  6. Spread strawberry mixture on top.
  7. Crumble the remaining cake mixture (dough) evenly over the strawberry layer.

  8. Bake for 25-35 minutes or until slightly golden around the edges.

Glaze

  1. Place confectioners sugar, milk, and lemon juice in a bowl and whisk until smooth. If you want the glaze to be runnier, add in more milk. If you want the glaze to be thicker, add in a bit more confectioners' sugar.

  2. Serve hot or cold.