This recipe is from Home Cooking Adventure and a video they shared on Youtube. The cherries they are using look like they might be pie cherries, or maybe they are store bought and not very ripe. We used Lamberts in one version and Royal Anne in another attempt. Both were very good!
Here is the video, with the instructions:
You can get the full recipe to print on her blog here
Recipe for Cherry Clafoutis Makes about 6-8 servings
20 oz (600 g) fresh sweet cherries, stemmed and pitted 2 tbsp (30 g) butter, melted 4 eggs 1 cup (240 ml) milk 3/4 cup (100g) flour 1/4 tsp salt 1/2 cup (100 g) sugar 1/2 tsp almond extract (or 3 drops of almond essence) 1/2 tsp vanilla extract For Dusting powdered sugar
1.Preheat the oven to 350F (180C). Grease a round 10 inch (26cm) baking dish with butter. Dust with about 2 tbsp of sugar.
2. Arrange the cherries in a single layer; set aside until you prepare the batter.
3. Mix eggs with remaining sugar and salt. Stir in flour. Add milk, vanilla extract, almond extract and mix well until well blended. Add melted butter and stir to combine. The result is similar to crepes mixture.
4. Pour the mixture over the cherries.
5. Bake for about 40-45 minutes until puffed and golden brown. Sprinkle with powdered sugar before serving. Serve warm or chilled.