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Cherry Clafoutis Recipe

Cherry Clafoutis Recipe

Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 40 mins
Total Time 1 hr
Course Breakfast, Dessert
Cuisine French
Servings 6 people


  • 20 oz fresh sweet cherries stemmed and pitted (this is approximately 2 full cups)
  • 2 tablespoons butter melted
  • 4 each eggs
  • 1 cup milk
  • 3/4 cup flour
  • 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


  • 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.