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Oh Sweet Cherry Clafoutis

Cherry Clafoutis in a blue skillet

The classic French dessert, clafoutis is the perfect mix of custard and cake. Bursting with flavour, this wholesome dessert is made by engulfing your favourite fruit with a sweet batter, baking it and watching the cake rise around the fruit.

  • Author: Chef Sous Chef
  • Prep Time: 25 minutes
  • Cook Time: 35 minutes
  • Total Time: 1 hour
  • Yield: 12 servings 1x
  • Category: Food + Drink, Brunch, Dessert

Ingredients

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  • 4 cups sweet cherries
  • 1 tbsp fresh basil chopped
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 cup coconut milk
  • 1/2 cup flour
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 tbsp lemon zest
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp salt

Instructions

No. 1 | Preheat oven to 375°

No. 2 | Remove pits from cherries and spread them evenly in 10 inch cast iron skillet

No. 3 | Sprinkle basil evenly on cherries

No. 4 | In a bowl whisk together eggs, coconut milk, flour, sugar, zest, vanilla, cinnamon, and salt

No. 5 | Pour over cherries and place in oven for 35 mins

No. 6 | Test for doneness by piercing the centre of the cake with a knife. If it comes out clean, it’s ready

No. 7 | Dust with powdered sugar and enjoy