Clafoutis (pronounced klah-foo-tee)

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christina obrien

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@nightsprite

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.

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Serves:
4 slices
Prep:
5 Min
Cook:
30 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

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  • 1 tsp
    butter - cultured unsalted
  • 1 c
    cherries
  • 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)

Step-by-Step

  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.

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