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Clafoutis aux Cerises (Classic Clafouti)

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"A quick and classic cherry clafoutis, made the authentic French way with the pits still in the cherries. Should you wish to avoid the pits when enjoying this gorgeously simple dessert, you can remove them prior to baking. Clafoutis can be served warm or cool."
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2 h servings 218
Original recipe yields 8 servings (1 8-inch dessert)


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  1. Combine milk and vanilla bean in a pot and steep for at least 1 hour.
  2. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease an 8-inch baking dish with butter. Spread out cherries in the bottom of the prepared baking dish.
  3. Combine 1/2 cup plus 1 tablespoon flour, 1/2 cup sugar and salt in a bowl. Add eggs one at a time; beat with an electric mixer after each addition until smooth and creamy.
  4. Remove vanilla bean from milk and discard. Add milk to egg mixture. Pour in heavy cream; mix until smooth. Pour mixture evenly over cherries.
  5. Bake in the preheated oven until top of clafoutis is golden, 45 to 50 minutes. Remove from the oven and sprinkle 2 tablespoons sugar on top. Serve warm or let cool, 30 to 60 minutes.


  • Cook's Note:
  • For a more intense vanilla flavor, steep vanilla bean in milk overnight.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 218 calories; 5.9 37.6 5.5 74 64 Full nutrition

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