5 from 2 votes
Kentucky Apple Skillet Cake
Kentucky Apple Skillet Cake
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
40 mins
Total Time
50 mins

Kentucky Apple Skillet Cake is also a Bourbon Skillet Cake. With apples, pecans an that bourbon taste, this easy dessert skillet is country meets french! 

Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: apple, cake, skillet cake
Servings: 6
Calories: 569 kcal
Author: Tammi
  • 3 small apples, peeled and thinly sliced
  • 1/2 cup pecans, chopped
  • 2 tbsp bourbon whiskey
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter, softened
  • 1 1/4 cups sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 1/3 cups flour
  • 1 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp kosher salt
  • 1/2 cup full-fat sour cream
  1. Preheat oven to 350F and grease a large oven-proof skillet with cooking spray. 

  2. Combine apples, pecans, and bourbon in a medium bowl and stir. 

  3. Using a stand mixer fitted with a paddle attachment, beat together butter and 1 cup sugar in the bowl until light and fluffy. Add eggs and vanilla extract and mix again. 

  4. Whisk flour, baking powder, and salt together in a small bowl until combined. Add dry ingredients and sour cream to the stand mixer and mix just until combined. 

  5. Turn off the stand mixer and fold in apple mixture. Pour into the prepared skillet and spread evenly. Sprinkle 1/4 cup sugar on top of the batter and bake for 35-40 minutes, until fully cooked. 

  6. Let cool in the pan and serve. 

Nutrition Facts
Kentucky Apple Skillet Cake
Amount Per Serving
Calories 569 Calories from Fat 243
% Daily Value*
Fat 27g42%
Saturated Fat 13g81%
Cholesterol 112mg37%
Sodium 140mg6%
Potassium 319mg9%
Carbohydrates 75g25%
Fiber 3g13%
Sugar 50g56%
Protein 6g12%
Vitamin A 720IU14%
Vitamin C 3.6mg4%
Calcium 104mg10%
Iron 2mg11%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.