Fresh Cherry Clafouti

READY IN: 2hrs 15mins
YIELD: 8 Slices




  • Pre-heat oven to 400°F.
  • Coat 10-inch Clafouti Dish with food spray.
  • Place cherries in a bowl with 3-tablespoons Brandy, lemon zest and toss cherries. Cover with plastic and chill for 1 hour. Drain cherries reserving excess cherry juice.
  • Use a mixer with a paddle, combine eggs, butter, brown sugar and remaining brandy. Beat until smooth; about 2-3 minutes.
  • Add heavy cream, 2 tablespoons cherry juice, vanilla extract and beat until batter is smooth. Remove paddle from mixer and fold in flour by hand, stir until batter is smooth.
  • Place cherries into Clafouti Dish and cover with batter.
  • Place dish on a sheet pan, reduce oven to 375 F and bake for 10- minutes. Remove from oven and pour remaining cherry juice over Clafouti.
  • Reduce oven to 350 F and bake for about 35-minutes.
  • Insert a knife into center to insure Clafouti is baked. Cool for 20-minutes before serving.
  • Garnish Cherry Clafouti with confectioners' sugar and warm Fresh Cherry Sauce.