Cherry-Almond Clafouti

Recipe by TOOLBELT DIVA
READY IN: 45mins
SERVES: 4
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat over to 375°F.
  • Butter four 1-cup capacity ramekins, or custard cups.
  • In a small bowl, toss the cherries with 2 tbsp of the sugar, then divide evenly among the ramekins (or custard cups) In a food processor, combine the almonds, the remaining sugar, the flour, salt, eggs, egg yolk, milk, and almond extract.
  • Process about 30 seconds,or until the almonds are ground and the mixture forms a smooth batter Pour the batter over the cherries, dividing equally.
  • Top each serving with 1 tsp cognac, or brandy, and bake 35 minutes, or until puffed and brown.
  • Let cool until warm (they will sink slightly).
  • Sprinkle with confectioners' sugar and garnish with toasted almonds, if desired.
  • Serve warm.
  • NOTE: To make one large dish of clafouti instead of individual servings, pour the batter into a buttered 2-quart baking dish and cook 45 minutes.
  • Serve by spooning clafouti into individual dessert dishes.
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