Cherry Batter (Similar to Clafouti)

Total Time
1hr 10mins
Prep 30 mins
Cook 40 mins

A clafouti is a French dessert consisting of fruit baked in one of two batters. It may be baked in a custardy batter or in a more cakelike batter. This dessert is baked in a cakelike batter. I have not yet made this recipe, but I feel sure it will be a keeper. I wish I could remember the source of this recipe, but it's seems definitely to be of European origin, wouldn't you say?.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.
  2. Combine flour and salt; sieve into a bowl.
  3. Beat the eggs and blend in gradually.
  4. Warm the milk and slowly add, beating vigorously.
  5. Stir in the cherry brandy or vanilla; blend in the melted butter.
  6. Stone cherries, removing the pits. Grease a 1 pint (2 cup) ovenproof porcelain baking dish. Spread cherries over bottom and carefully pour the batter over all. Dot with a few tiny pieces of buttter.
  7. Bake in preheated oven for 20 minutes. Reduce heat to 375 degrees F. and bake 20 more minutes.
  8. To serve: Dredge the cake with sieved confectioners' sugar. Top with a dollop of whipped cream. Cake is best served warm.

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