clafoutis (pronounced klah-foo-tee)

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By christina obrien
from naples, FL

Clafoutis is one of the simplest French desserts and yet its elegant and delicious. Somewhere between a cake and a flan, the black cherries provide juicy bursts of fruit between the rich bites of tahitian vanilla spiked custard.

serves 4 slices
prep time 5 Min
cook time 30 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For clafoutis (pronounced klah-foo-tee)

  • 1 tsp
    butter - cultured unsalted
  • 1 c
  • 2
    large eggs
  • 1/4 c
    heavy cream
  • 1/4 c
    milk - whole
  • 1/4 c
    sugar - granulated
  • 1/4 c
    flour - all-purpose
  • 1/2
    tahitian vanilla bean

How To Make clafoutis (pronounced klah-foo-tee)

  • 1
    Move your oven rack to the middle position and preheat to 350 degrees F.
  • 2
    Generously butter an 7" tart dish and then arrange the pitted cherries in an evenly spaced fashion.
  • 3
    Add the eggs, cream, milk, sugar and flour to a blender or small food processor and then scrape the vanilla beans into it as well. Blend until smooth and free of lumps.
  • 4
    Slowly pour the mixture over the cherries, being careful not to clump the cherries together.
  • 5
    Place on a baking sheet and bake until puffy and golden brown (about 25-30 minutes).
  • 6
    Slice and serve hot or at room temperature dusted with powdered sugar.
  • 7