Peach Crisp with Cornbread Topper

Put those pans away -- you can make peach crisp in your cast-iron skillet! This skillet dessert recipe has a delicious cornbread topping, making it the ultimate comfort food.

Peach Crisp with Cornbread Topper
Photo: Jason Donnelly
Prep Time:
25 mins
Bake Time:
30 mins
Total Time:
55 mins


  • 8 medium peaches, peeled, pitted, and sliced

  • ½ cup packed brown sugar

  • 2 tablespoon bourbon or water

  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice

  • ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon

  • teaspoon salt

  • 1 8.5 ounce pkg. corn muffin mix

  • 1 egg

  • cup milk

  • 2 tablespoon honey


  1. Preheat oven to 375°F. In a 10-inch cast-iron skillet* with deep sides combine the first six ingredients (through salt). Cook over medium heat until the peaches release juices, stirring constantly. Continue cooking until hot and bubbly, about 5 minutes more.

  2. In a small bowl combine muffin mix, egg, and milk (batter will be slightly lumpy). Drop spoonfuls of batter over the hot peach mixture. Bake 30 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into topping comes out clean. Drizzle with honey; serve warm.


Be sure the cast-iron skillet it is well seasoned. If you don't have an oven-safe skillet, cook the fruit mixture in a medium saucepan and then transfer to a 2-qt. baking dish. Continue as directed.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

270 Calories
4g Fat
54g Carbs
5g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 270
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 4g 5%
Cholesterol 24mg 8%
Sodium 264mg 11%
Total Carbohydrate 54g 20%
Total Sugars 31g
Protein 5g
Vitamin C 10.7mg 54%
Calcium 38mg 3%
Iron 1.2mg 7%
Potassium 332mg 7%
Folate, total 10.1mcg
Vitamin B-12 0.1mcg
Vitamin B-6 0.1mg

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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