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Cherry Clafoutis

Tastemade

This recipe for cherry clafoutis is one of the easiest French desserts you can ever make, simply perfect for cherry season and is absolutely amazing. A custard like base and lots of cherries on top, sprinkled with a bit of powdered sugar...Perfect!

Recipe

Servings: 6-8

Ingredients

  • 20 oz (600 g) fresh sweet cherries, stemmed and pitted
  • 2 tbsp (30 g) butter, melted
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 cup (240 ml) milk
  • 3/4 cup (100g) flour
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/2 cup (100 g) sugar
  • 1/2 tsp almond extract (or 3 drops of almond essence)
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  • powdered sugar

Let's get Cooking...

  1. Preheat the oven to 350F (180C). Grease a round 10 inch (26cm) baking dish with butter. Dust with about 2 tbsp of sugar.
  2. Arrange the cherries in a single layer; set aside until you prepare the batter.
  3. Mix eggs with remaining sugar and salt. Stir in flour. Add milk, vanilla extract, almond extract and mix well until well blended. Add melted butter and stir to combine. The result is similar to crepes mixture.
  4. Pour the mixture over the cherries.
  5. Bake for about 40-45 minutes until puffed and golden brown. Sprinkle with powdered sugar before serving. Serve warm or chilled.