Classic Cherry Clafoutis

Classic Cherry Clafoutis


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About this recipe: This is a classic French dessert, which is fruity and delicious. It's a great way of making use of cherries when in-season. Serve with a dusting of icing sugar, if desired.


Serves: 6 

  • 1 knob butter
  • 1 tablespoon dark rum
  • 100g caster sugar
  • 120g plain flour
  • 400g fresh cherries (stone removed, if preferred)
  • 500ml milk
  • 6 eggs

Prep:15min  ›  Cook:45min  ›  Ready in:1hr 

  1. Preheat the oven to 180 C / Gas 4.
  2. Wash the cherries and dry.
  3. Butter a baking dish and transfer the cherries into the baking dish.
  4. Heat the milk in a saucepan over medium heat.
  5. Mix the eggs, sugar, flour and rum in a large bowl.
  6. Add the hot milk. Mix well.
  7. Pour the batter over the cherries in the baking dish.
  8. Bake for 45 minutes.

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Reviews (2)


This was a lovely easy recipe to make and very tasty. It's a great way to use all the cherries that are in season. - 18 May 2011


Used damsons, as I have millions and it was great, very easy, thank you Capucine February 2015 I keep coming back to this recipe, as it deals very well with my egg mountain. This time I have used fresh frozen raspberries, and I was very pleased ! - 10 Oct 2013

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