Cherry clafoutis
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Cherry clafoutis

Course Dessert
Cuisine French
Keyword cherry, clafoutis
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 50 minutes
Total Time 55 minutes
Servings 8 people


  • 3 eggs
  • 130 g (1.04 cups) flour
  • 100 g (0.5 cups) sugar
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 2 cups milk
  • 500 g (1.1 lb) cherries
  • butter, to grease the moulds


  • Preheat the oven to 180°C.
  • Break the eggs into a bowl and add flour, sugar and a pinch of salt. Whisk well.
  • Pour in the milk in a thin stream and whisk until the batter is smooth ans silky.
  • Grease an oval gratin mould, as big as to comfortably hold all the cherries.
  • Pour the batter over the cherries to cover them completely.
  • Bake for about 50 minutes, or until the clafoutis is set and lightly golden browned on top.
  • Serve warm or cold.
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Do not pit the cherries: they will be juicer, with a meaty texture and a delicate bitter almond aroma once cooked.