How To Make Clafoutis At Home

Clafoutis is a classic French dessert. In this post, let’s see how you can make it at your home.

The dessert is a soft, fluffy and creamy dessert. The recipe includes a few basic ingredients and you’re good to go. The French delight is a perfect mix of blends of cherries and milk. The texture is soft and full of cream from the inside, with its edges slightly brown to give you that smoky essence.

To make clafoutis, prepare a batter of bowl, add milk, sugar, eggs and vanilla. Now, add the flour, salt and zest. Then, top the batter with cherries and bake for 40 minutes in a preheated oven. Dust with some powdered sugar and serve.

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Ingredients for Clafoutis

Ingredients Quantity
Unsalted Butter 1 teaspoon
Cherries12 ounces 
Whole Milk 1 cup
Granulated Sugar ½ cup
Vanilla Extract 1 teaspoon
All-Purpose Flour½ teaspoon
Fine Salt 1 teaspoon
Powdered Sugar For Garnishing

Well, the ingredients are in front of you. Make a list and shop them out. You will easily find them at any nearby local store.

How Much Time Will it Take?

Preparation TimeCooking TimeTotal Time
10 Minutes 40 Minutes 50 Minutes

The timings show that this Clafoutis will not take much of your precious time. It’s a matter of only 50 minutes and then you can have this dessert ready on your dining table.

After hearing so much about this Clafoutis dessert, the time has come now, where I will tell you how to bake this delicious masterpiece at home. Get ready to witness a dish that you will not find anywhere else but only in your kitchen after you make it on your own.

Clafoutis Recipe

Clafoutis Recipe
  1. First, you have to preheat your oven to about 400 F. Grease your cast-iron skillet with some butter and keep it aside.
  2. Now in a food processor or a big mixing bowl, add milk, sugar, eggs and vanilla and whisk it until a smooth batter is formed. It will take about 20 seconds in a food processor and more if doing with a hand or whisker.
  3. Now add flour, salt and zest to this batter and mix it until it gets thoroughly mixed up. 
  4. Bring the pan in which you want to bake it and pour this batter into it.
  5. To top with cherries, clean them, remove their stems and pit them. You can cut them into two halves if you want. Spread them over the batter evenly.
  6. Now put this skillet into the oven and bake it for about 40 minutes. Watch the edges until they turn golden brown in color.
  7. Take it out of the oven and let it cool. Dust with some powdered sugar and ready to serve.

Serve this delicious clafoutis dessert along with some tea or coffee or any other beverage that you like and enjoy the sweet taste of this baked bread with the goodness of cherries on the top.

Nutritional Breakdown of Clafoutis

The nutritional facts of this recipe are down below in the table. This will be helpful to maintain and keep an eye on your diet plan.

Calories 215
Fats 5.8 gm.
Carbohydrates 35.2 gm.
Fiber 1.4 gm.
Sugars 25.6 gm.
Protein 6.1 gm.

How to Make Clafoutis at Home | Video

Here is a video of this Clafoutis recipe that you should watch to know the full details.

Video by Home Cooking Adventure

Can’t wait to begin with the recipe? Try it and share your reviews in the comment section. Just in case you have any queries related to the recipe, you can ask your questions in the comment section too. If you liked this recipe, do share it with your family and friends. Bon Appetite!

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