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Cherry Clafoutis

Cherries are in peak season now. Huge shiny ripe ones at our local farmers market sell out in the first hours. This simple classic French dessert of fruit traditionally uses black cherries, baked in a light custard and served warm or cold. Perfect for summer.

Cherry Clafoutis

Ingredients: 300g pitted cherries, halved 240ml milk 100g sugar 90g plain flour 4 eggs 1 tsp almond extract ¼ tsp salt Icing sugar to dust

Method: Preheat oven to 160⁰C fan. Grease a 9” round baking dish.

Cut the cherries in half and remove the stones. Scatter the cherries in the prepared baking dish. In a blender or with a whisk, mix the eggs and sugar, then add the milk, flour, almond extract and salt. Blend again until fully combined. Pour the batter over the cherries and bake for appx 35 mins.

Once ready remove from the oven.

Allow to cool before serving.


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