Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 30 mins

This is a very light sponge top dessert. It is soooo easy and quick and it never fails; unlike some of my other sponge top desserts. Originally designed to be used with plums I find apricots is the yummiest!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Drain Apricots and place in dish (3 cup capacity) I find a shallow one works best for this dessert.
  2. Melt butter in a pyrex jug in microwave.
  3. Add milk and return to microwave and heat until mixture is warm (not too hot or else eggs will cook when you add them).
  4. Add eggs to the warm milk and butter and stir vigorously.
  5. Sift flour and sugar in bowl.
  6. Make well in centre, gradually stir in combined butter,milk and eggs.
  7. Spoon batter evenly between apricots.
  8. Bake in moderate oven 180 C for 30minutes until firm and golden brown.


Most Helpful

I was out of veg oil so I subbed with apple sauce, which I think always works as a great sub. My only problem is that I wish it was just a little bit sweeter. Other than that, a perfect claufouti!!

mommyluvs2cook July 31, 2016

Delicious! I used 680 grams of apricots. I figured go in the middle of your suggested amount.(425-850 g) can apricot halves . I use 4 ounce butter that`s 1 stick. 180 Celsius = 356 Fahrenheit 350 is what I used and did bake for 10 more minutes. Recipe #390393 was used for the self rising flour. I added 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon to the flour mixture and 1/2 teaspoon vanilla to the egg mixture. I wonder if I should have buttered the pan but it didn`t need it! Served topped with vanilla ice cream and a sprinkle of cinnamon and sugar. Made for Pick a Chef Thanks!

Rita~ September 15, 2009

Simple, easy and pleasing to the eye!! I used canned apricot halves, drained, regular sugar and took the advice of another reviewer and added quite a bit of cinnamon since hubby loves it! I had some leftover marchino cherries and put one in each halve. Pass the whipped cream or vanilla ice cream and it is a winner! Thanks for posting.

Montana Heart Song January 05, 2009

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