Cherry Clafouti is a french country-style egg custard dessert slightly similar to quiche.Sweet cherries are covered in pancake-like batter then baked until puffed and nicely browned.It”s a really quick and easy custard type dessert that has no need to be cooled or stored in a fridge before serving.Clafouti also can be versatile by replacing cherries with any berries,plums, or peaches.It can also be served for breakfast or brunch.
1 1/2 cups pitted fresh or canned cherries(drained)
1 1/4 cup milk
1/4 cup granulated sugar
1/2 cup all-purpose flour
pinch of salt
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 teaspoon kirsch liquor (optional)
powdered sugar for dusting
butter for greasing the pan
Heat oven to 325F degrees.
Butter a 10 inch round pan (do not use a springform pan or removable tartlet pan).
Arrange cherries evenly on the bottom of a pan.
Whisk eggs and milk together.
Add sugar,vanilla,kirsch(optional),salt and flour.Continue whisking until all lumps are removed.
Pour the custard over cherries and bake for 1hour – 1 hour and 15 minutes.The custard should be lightly browned and firm to touch when done.
Dust with powdered sugar while still warm or cooled.