Cherry Clafouti

French desserts are to be eaten by eyes first and then enjoyed for its taste.. The cherry clafouti is one such simple sweet that I loved to serve. 

1 cup fresh cherries, pitted and roughly chopped
1 cup milk
1/4 cup full fat milk cream
3 large eggs/ 2 tbsp custard powder
1/2 cup apf/ maida
1/2 cup caster sugar
1 tspn vanilla extract 
1 tbsp icing sugar for garnishing
few fresh cherries with stem for garnishing
1) Prepare your ramekin by greasing it with butter and then dusting some flour on it. Set them aside
2) In a pan, combine the milk and cream and bring it to a boil and lower the flame. In a bowl, combine eggs, flour, sugar and vanilla extract .
3) Add this mixture gradually to milk and whisk it to ensure there are no lumps. Keep mixing it to cook until it is thick enough and coats the back of the spoon
4) Place the chopped cherries in the ramekins. Pour the custard mixture on top almost 3/4 of the container size
5) Bake the clafouti in preheated oven for 20 to 25 min at around 180 C.
) Remove and cool it down, using a palette loosen the edges and place on a dish. Dust with icing sugar and cherry on top


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Usha said…
Mouthwatering dessert! Simple yet looks heavenly
Super! Never had it before but it looks awesome
Padmajha said…
Lovely dessert Pradnya.Must have tasted yum!
Pavani said…
Yummy dessert there Pradnya.
The dessert looks delicious. .the cherry highlighting it..wonderful.
Chef Mireille said…
clafoutis is one of my fave French desserts and it looks so beautiful in the individual portion size
Suma Gandlur said…
That's one yummy dessert. It has come out all fluffy and moist.
I m just drooling on this!! Lppks so soft n fluffy! !
Archana said…
I have been wanting to make clafouti for ages. Now with your recipe it will be easier.

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