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Cherry Clafoutis

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Introduction

A clafoutis is a custard like dessert where fruit, most commonly the cherry, is baked in a custard like batter that is similar to pancake batter.

A clafoutis is a custard like dessert where fruit, most commonly the cherry, is baked in a custard like batter that is similar to pancake batter.

Ingredients

Serves: 8-10 serves

Metric Cups
  • 80 grams plain flour
  • 100 grams sugar (for batter)
  • 50 grams sugar (for the cherries)
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • 3 eggs
  • 250 millilitres milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract (or vanilla sugar)
  • 250 millilitres sour cream
  • 500 grams cherries (pitted)
  • butter for greasing
  • 2⅚ ounces all-purpose flour
  • 3½ ounces sugar (for batter)
  • 1¾ ounces sugar (for the cherries)
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • 3 eggs
  • 9 fluid ounce milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract (or vanilla sugar)
  • 9 fluid ounce sour cream
  • 17⅔ ounces cherries (pitted)
  • butter for greasing

Method

Cherry Clafoutis is a community recipe submitted by Vishinka and has not been tested by Nigella.com so we are not able to answer questions regarding this recipe.

  • Wash and remove the cherries' stalks. On the other hand, leave the cores so that the will keep cherries tasty and in beautiful round form.
  • Put 50 gr of sugar onto the cherries. Let them rest for 30 minutes. In the meantime, mix the flour, sugar and salt in a bowl.
  • In another bowl, mix the eggs, one at a time. Add milk and sour cream. Pour this preparation into the flour. Mix together.
  • Place the cherries on the bottom of a greased 9 inch pie plate. Pour the batter over the cherries.
  • Bake in a preheated 180 C oven until the clafoutis is puffed and golden brown, about 45-50 minutes.
  • Wash and remove the cherries' stalks. On the other hand, leave the cores so that the will keep cherries tasty and in beautiful round form.
  • Put 50 gr of sugar onto the cherries. Let them rest for 30 minutes. In the meantime, mix the flour, sugar and salt in a bowl.
  • In another bowl, mix the eggs, one at a time. Add milk and sour cream. Pour this preparation into the flour. Mix together.
  • Place the cherries on the bottom of a greased 9 inch pie plate. Pour the batter over the cherries.
  • Bake in a preheated 180 C oven until the clafoutis is puffed and golden brown, about 45-50 minutes.
  • Tell us what you think

    What 2 Others have said

    • Fantastic recipe, if you don't like the sound of sour cream, I use low fat ricotta, same amount and it tastes fantastic.

      Posted by Mattrobx on 12th February 2013
    • nice dessert! but tasted even better when served with ice cream! :)

      Posted by prer on 7th October 2011
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