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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.

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!

The video is with the instructions below:

Cherry Clafoutis Recipe

Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time40 mins
Total Time1 hr
Course: Breakfast, Dessert
Cuisine: French
Servings: 6 people

Ingredients

  • 20 oz fresh sweet cherries stemmed and pitted (this is approximately 2 full cups)
  • 2 tablespoons butter melted
  • 4 each eggs
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon almond extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract

For Dusting

  • 1/4 cup powdered sugar

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 350F. Grease a round 10 inch baking dish with butter. Dust with about 2 tbsp of sugar
  • Arrange the cherries in a single layer; set dish aside until you prepare the batter.
  • Mix eggs with remaining sugar and salt. Stir in the flour. Add milk, vanilla extract, and mix well, until well blended.
  • Add melted butter and stir to combine. The result will be similar to a crepes mixture.
  • Pour the mixture over the cherries.
  • Bake for about 40 - 45 minutes until puffed and golden brown.

Serving the Dish

  • Sprinkle with powdered sugar before serving. Can be served warm, or chilled. Also works well with a little ice cream.

Video

You can get the original full recipe on her blog here