Witches’ Cauldron Chocolate Skillet

For the chocolate lover in all of us, here’s Witches’ Cauldron Chocolate Skillet:


  • 2 sticks butter, chopped
  • 1 cup water
  • 4 tablespoons cocoa
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 2 cups flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • Ice cream for serving


  • 6 tablespoons milk
  • 3 tablespoons cocoa
  • 1 stick butter
  • 3 3/4 cups powdered sugar


  • Mini Twix candy bars
  • Mini Reese’s peanutbutter cups
  • Halloween colored M&M’s


Preheat oven to 350 degrees.  Spray a deep cast iron skillet with Baker’s Joy.  

In medium sauce pan heat water, cocoa and butter over medium heat.  Bring to a boil then remove from heat.  

In a large bowl combine flour, sugar, baking soda, and salt.  

In a small bowl whisk the eggs.  Whisk in sour cream and vanilla until fully combined.  Pour egg mixture over flour mixture and use wooden spoon to stir.  

Pour chocolate mixture over flour batter and use whisk or hand mixer to mix until fully combined.   Pour into skillet and bake for 30-35 minutes or until almost cooked through.  

While baking prepare your frosting.  In a medium sauce pan over medium heat combine the milk, cocoa, and butter.  Bring to a low boil.  Remove from heat and add powdered sugar.  Use hand mixer to beat the icing until smooth.  Pour icing over warm and and allow to settle for 10 minutes before serving.  Garnish with Halloween candy.  Serve with ice cream.

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