Cherry Clafoutis is a classic dessert the French love to bake when cherries are in season. Incredibly easy and quick to make. This traditional dessert can be eaten warm or cold, served alone or with vanilla ice cream.
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Recipe Makes: 12 servings
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Nutrition Information per 1 serving
Recipe makes 12 servings.
450 grams of fresh cherries, pitted
50 grams of caster sugar
2 full eggs + 1 egg yolk
100 ml of milk
200 ml of double cream (whipping cream)
1 TBSP (15 mL) melted butter
a pinch of salt
1 heaping TBSP all purpose flour
1/2 tsp (2.5 mL) vanilla extract
To coat the dishes:
1 Tablespoon butter
a few teaspoons of caster sugar
- Preheat the oven to 180°C (350°F).
- Measure and gently melt the butter (in a pan or with the microwave).
- In a bowl, using a handheld blender, mix eggs and sugar. Add flour and salt, mix well. Add in the milk, cream, vanilla and melted butter. Add a pinch of salt. Continue to mix.
- Grease your pan with butter—dust lightly with a sprinkle of sugar, just enough to cover the pan.
- Rinse, dry and pit the cherries. Place cherries in the pan in a single layer. Pour the batter over the cherries.
- Bake for 30 minutes. Enjoy!