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, sometimes in Anglophone countries spelled clafouti, is a baked french dessert of black cherries arranged in a buttered dish and covered with a thick flan like batter. The clafoutis is dusted with powdered sugar and served lukewarm.

This is totally easy and wonderful dessert or breakfast. You can make this clafoutis with any Berries, Pear, Apple or any of your favourite fruits. You can serve this clafoutis hot, in room temperature or even cold. I personally like warm. It is soooooo delicious and one good thing about this is no butter except that we use for greasing the dish. Mmmmmmm go ahead and enjoy my Clafoutis here.....


Ingredients :

Whole milk - 1 1/4 cups
Sugar - 1/2 cup
Eggs - 3
vanilla Extract - 2 tsp
Flour - 1/3 cup
Almond flour - 3 tbsp
pinch of salt
Cherries Pitted - 2 cups
Melted butter - 1 tbsp for greasing the dish
Icing sugar - Just for dusting

Method :

1) Preheat your oven to 350 f. Butter the inside of a medium-sized baking dish you can use glass or ceramic too. Place the cherries in the dish.
2) Beat the eggs and the 1/3 cup of granulated sugar in the bowl of an electric mixer until light and fluffy.
3) Add the flours and whisk until just combined and no lumps.
4) Pour over cherries and bake at 350 for 30 minutes.
5) Sprinkle remaining sugar over the custard and return to the oven for 10-15 minutes. Serve warm by dusting icing sugar.

Note :

1. The Clafoutis will puff up in the oven and sink back once it is cooled.
2. Since we use cherries in this recipe the water from them oozes out so baking time will be more compared to other fruits.
3.If you are using other fruits like pear reduce the baking time by 10 minutes or bake until the custard is set.
4.You can use cream instead of whole milk for rich taste or half whole milk and half cream. Either ways it taste good.

Unknown  – (June 1, 2010 at 11:45 PM)  

Drooling over those cherries

BeenaShylesh  – (June 2, 2010 at 12:01 AM)  

wow yummy and nice presentation..dear......and i love cherries very much..

Ash  – (June 2, 2010 at 12:09 AM)  

Ooh! Cherrilicious!!!!!! Cherry Cheers to u!!!! ENTICING prep as well as the captures... Awesome Food Photographer..... We can all take these pics of yours for our color challenges on our projects in stamping..... Kudos!!!!


Pari Vasisht  – (June 2, 2010 at 1:10 AM)  

Lovely, Your pics are making me feel hungry, looks like a light dessert to try.

Shabs..  – (June 2, 2010 at 1:17 AM)  

wow....this is something that i badly wanna try!.....since it is butterless, i wouldnt feel much of guilt too:)great pics.

Suhaina  – (June 2, 2010 at 1:26 AM)  

wow. i cant my take me eyes off this wonderful dish. its so colourful and vibrant. Love the presentation and wonderful snaps.

Aruna Manikandan  – (June 2, 2010 at 1:29 AM)  

looks yummy dear...
I love cherries :-)
Lovely clicks!!!!!

Indian Khana  – (June 2, 2010 at 1:39 AM)  

Drooling now...tempting clicks dear

Priya Suresh  – (June 2, 2010 at 1:41 AM)  

Such a droolworthy clafoutis, i used to prepare these clafoutis every year while summer..beautiful clicks..

Unknown  – (June 2, 2010 at 1:49 AM)  

i love cherries its really yummy

Sushma Mallya  – (June 2, 2010 at 2:30 AM)  

wow so beautiful and new to me as all your beautiful clicks pavithra...really worth seeing many times..

Unknown  – (June 2, 2010 at 2:36 AM)  

Wow wow con't say any thing mouthwatering simply superb Pavithra

Jeyashris Kitchen  – (June 2, 2010 at 2:36 AM)  

first time hearing about this dish. lovely presentation.

Suma Rowjee  – (June 2, 2010 at 3:06 AM)  

Wow!! This is new to me, sounds real yumm!! Bookmarked!!

Umm Mymoonah  – (June 2, 2010 at 3:27 AM)  

Lovely looking dessert, nice presentation

Nithu Bala  – (June 2, 2010 at 4:49 AM)  

What a wonderful presentation Dear..makes me drool..yummy..

Aps Kitchen  – (June 2, 2010 at 4:55 AM)  

Presentation thy name is Pavithra :)
drool worthy

Hamaree Rasoi  – (June 2, 2010 at 5:06 AM)  

I'm drolling here :-)Wonderful clicks. I love cherries ...

Hamaree Rasoi

Simplyfood  – (June 2, 2010 at 5:20 AM)  

This dessert looks simply devine.Beautiful photos too.

Home Cooked Oriya Food  – (June 2, 2010 at 7:29 AM)  

mmmmm... looks wonderful... I would love to have some...

Suji  – (June 2, 2010 at 8:32 AM)  

Mouthwatreing Clafoutis..Looks great Pavithra

Kairali sisters

Sailaja Damodaran  – (June 2, 2010 at 9:02 AM)  

Mouthwatering..........Iam sure every one in your house must have enjoyed.Great click

divya  – (June 2, 2010 at 9:51 AM)  

Drooling now...tempting clicks dear

Suganya  – (June 2, 2010 at 9:56 AM)  

Clafoutis looks so good. Nice pictures....

Vrinda  – (June 2, 2010 at 10:02 AM)  

looks too made this long back with cherries...

Cool Lassi(e)  – (June 2, 2010 at 10:39 AM)  

Clafoutis looks awesome. I have been seeing this everywhere..summer is truly here..:)

Swathi  – (June 2, 2010 at 10:47 AM)  

Clafoutis looks really yummy. I liked the individual serving.

Indian Cuisine Blogroll  – (June 2, 2010 at 11:00 AM)  

nice to know about the recipe..looks very yummy...

Rachana  – (June 2, 2010 at 11:49 AM)  

I am drooling here.... I love Cherries :-)

Unknown  – (June 2, 2010 at 11:54 AM)  

Wow, what a great looking dessert, I love the pics :)

GEETHA ACHAL  – (June 2, 2010 at 12:00 PM)  

ஆஹா..பார்க்கும் பொழுதே சாப்பிட தோணுது...அருமையான படங்கள்...

Hayley  – (June 2, 2010 at 1:19 PM)  

Looks yummy and my DD made this few weeks back...great way to have fruit in your diet..

Unknown  – (June 2, 2010 at 2:04 PM)  

Wonderful dessert, Pavithra..Tempting pictures too..

FewMinute Wonders  – (June 2, 2010 at 4:35 PM)  

Looks very delicious. the photos are awesome.

Unknown  – (June 2, 2010 at 5:20 PM)  

I made cherry clafoutis following Julia's recipe for hubby's bday. Yours looks delicious!

Love2cook Malaysia  – (June 2, 2010 at 6:25 PM)  

U make me drooling early in the morning ya! That dessert is a sure yumm one! :D

Raks  – (June 2, 2010 at 9:03 PM)  

Thats so new to me the recipe!

Yepdi ungalukku mattum ivlo cute cute a props kedaikudhu,the miniature buckets are soo pretty :)

PJ  – (June 2, 2010 at 9:34 PM)  

wow, wonderful dish, beautiful clicks and perfect for this cherry season.

Unknown  – (June 3, 2010 at 12:17 AM)  

wow!!u r coming up with new dish variety's..with no butter...Iam seeing so many cherries but dono wat to prepare with them .Now i can do des.superb "Idea".

Padmajha  – (June 3, 2010 at 4:44 AM)  

Never heard this one before but they look so delicious.Awesome clicks!!

Anonymous –   – (June 3, 2010 at 9:46 AM)  

I adore clafoutis... and this sound wonderful!!

Anuradha  – (June 3, 2010 at 11:12 AM)  

ooooooooooooo... It looks sooo amazing anni!! Its absolutely new to me.. pictures look very pretty too...

Anu Nandu  – (June 3, 2010 at 1:27 PM)  

Pavi - you can just make good old cherries from the plant look gorgeous!

I just have about 3 lbs of cherries that I picked up from my farmers market - something tells me that I should make these.

AdukalaVishesham  – (June 3, 2010 at 2:11 PM)  

beautiful... and nice presentation too.. simply superb..

SpicyTasty  – (June 3, 2010 at 5:52 PM)  

wow!!!! wow!!!!!! I can keep saying wow.. So yummy and looks perfect. clicks are awesome. I am drooling here.

I am a great fan of your recipes and food photographs, it will be our pleasure if you could participate in our Sizzling Summer Contest.

Chetana Suvarna Ganatra  – (June 3, 2010 at 8:10 PM)  

Woho amazing pictures...amazing too baked de same last week....will soon post on my blog.
Between ur pics r soo inviting...
makes me wanting to bake one more batch.
N hw gorgeous those cherries look...

Spice  – (June 3, 2010 at 11:04 PM) to try this but have to work out eggless version....

Nithya  – (June 3, 2010 at 11:25 PM)  

Looks terrific anni, you simply rock :)

Anonymous –   – (June 4, 2010 at 1:17 PM)  

its just June..but somehow those green n red in the pics, make me feel its already Xmas..u r on a baking spree pavithra.great going

Dhanya Ganesh  – (June 4, 2010 at 5:40 PM)  

Looks so yummy.I luv cherries:).

Dipika  – (June 4, 2010 at 11:17 PM)  

Wow...extremely beautiful clicks...The presentation itself makes mouth watering n tempting...Gr8 gng ..gr8 space....

Happy to follow u...

M D  – (June 5, 2010 at 4:50 AM)  

Love those cherries. I have a basket of cherries and this is exactly what was on my mind! What a co-incidence. Now I cant resist baking them!

Ushnish Ghosh  – (June 6, 2010 at 7:12 AM)  

Dear pavithra
How are you?
I feel good , you lefy your comment at my blog.
I am here after a long time and missed many.
This sweet dish is awesome! I am going to make it. The photographs are very nice. The Notes and tips are those , I always look forward to.
Have a nice week

San  – (June 7, 2010 at 3:07 PM)  

Presentation n introducing new dishes from different cuisine is always appreciable pavi.Clafoutis has turned out so succulent.

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