Ingredients for fruit filing:
32 ounces of strawberries – hulled and quartered
¼ cup sugar
zest of ½ lemon
juice of whole lemon
Combine all ingredients and macerate for 1 hour.
Ingredients for batter:
10 tablespoons butter – melted
1 cup flour
1 cup sugar
1 tablespoon backing powder
¾ cup milk
Whisk flour, sugar and baking powder until combined.
Add milk – batter should be slightly thick.
Add melted butter to cast iron dish/backing dish.
Pour batter mixture over the butter.
Add fruit mixture on top of batter.
Bake at 400° for approximately 45 minuets or until edges are crispy and brown and center is cooked.
Serve with homemade whip cream or ice cream.