Clafoutis (pronounced klah-foo-tee)

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christina obrien

By
@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.

Rating:
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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

  • 1Move your oven rack to the middle position and preheat to 350 degrees F.
  • 2Generously butter an 7" tart dish and then arrange the pitted cherries in an evenly spaced fashion.
  • 3Add 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.
  • 4Slowly pour the mixture over the cherries, being careful not to clump the cherries together.
  • 5Place on a baking sheet and bake until puffy and golden brown (about 25-30 minutes).
  • 6Slice and serve hot or at room temperature dusted with powdered sugar.

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