Classic French dessert, great for brunch or breakfast with coffee. For dessert, add one scoop vanilla bean ice cream.
Batter1 cup milk1/4 cup heavy cream2 tablespoons sugar3 eggs1 tablespoon vanilla½ teaspoon salt2/3 cup all-purpose flourCherries2 tablespoons butter, melted2 tablespoons sugar1 pound fresh cherries, stemmed, pitted and cut in half or rough choppedConfectioners’ sugar for dusting
- Heat the oven to 400°F.
- Beat together all the batter ingredients until smooth and frothy. Set aside to rest while preparing remaining ingredients.
- Pour melted butter into a 9 or 10” shallow pan, quiche pan or cake pan and sprinkle with the 2 tablespoons of sugar spreading evenly. Sprinkle cherries over the sugar and cover with the batter.
- Bake for about 30 minutes or until the clafoutis is puffed and brown on top. Dust with confectioners sugar and serve immediately.
- Clafoutis will collapse quickly but will still be delicious.