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Cherry Clafoutis


A classic French dessert, the Cherry Clafoutis is easy to make, delicious and perfect for any occasion. Instead of cherries, you can also use plums or apricots too.


Cherry Clafoutis


  • All Purpose Flour – 1/2 cup
  • Eggs – 2, lightly beaten
  • Caster Sugar – 1 tblsp
  • Salt – a pinch
  • Milk – 1 1/4 cups
  • Butter for greasing
  • Black Cherries – 250 gms (preferably fresh)
  • Brandy – 1 1/2 tblsp
  • Sugar – 1/2 tblsp, to decorate


  1. Whisk the flour into a large bowl.
  2. Make a well in th center and add the eggs, sugar and salt.
  3. Mix them well and whisk again.
  4. Pour in the milk ans whisk the batter thoroughly, until very smooth.
  5. Butter a serving dish and pour in half of the batter.
  6. Add the cherries and pour the remaining batter over the top.
  7. Sprinkle the brandy over the batter.
  8. Bake in a preheated oven, 180C/350F for 40 minutes.
  9. Remove from the oven and sprinkle over the sugar just before serving.
  10. Serve warm.

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