Cherry Clafoutis

Cherry Clafoutis

Course: Baking, Dessert
Prep Time: 15 mins
Cook Time: 40 mins
Total Time: 55 mins
Servings: 10 servings
Author: Anna Bloomfield
Quick and easy to make, this Cherry Clafoutis makes a gorgeous summer brunch or dessert. Best eaten outside with a mug of coffee or a drizzle of cream. 
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Ingredients

  • 1 teaspoon butter
  • 350 g cherries (preferably pitted)
  • 100 g (½ cup) caster (superfine) sugar + 2 tablespoons
  • 300 ml (1¼ cup) milk
  • 60 g (½ cup) plain (all-purpose) flour
  • 3 eggs
  • teaspoons vanilla
  • Pinch salt
  • 1 tablespoon kirsch (optional but delicious)

Instructions

  • Pre-heat the oven to 180°C (350°F)
  • Using the butter, grease an oven dish in which the cherries fully cover the base in a single layer. Sprinkle the sugar over the butter, tipping the dish so that the butter is well coated. Place the cherries into the dish.
  • Place the remaining ingredients into a blender (or use a bowl and stick blender or whisk) and whizz the ingredients until just combined. Pour the batter over the cherries.
  • Put the clafoutis into the pre-heated oven and bake for 40 minutes until golden but still wobbly in the centre.
  • Dust with icing sugar to serve if you wish.

Nutrition

Calories: 128kcal (6%) | Carbohydrates: 21g (7%) | Protein: 3g (6%) | Fat: 2g (3%) | Saturated Fat: 1g (5%) | Cholesterol: 53mg (18%) | Sodium: 35mg (1%) | Potassium: 141mg (4%) | Fiber: 0g | Sugar: 16g (18%) | Vitamin A: 155IU (3%) | Vitamin C: 2.5mg (3%) | Calcium: 46mg (5%) | Iron: 0.6mg (3%)

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