Wednesday, September 17

French Berry Clafoutis


A traditional French pastry, the clafoutis is part custard and part cake. Taking advantage of seasonal berries and fruits, the clafoutis is extremely simple to make. Serve dusted with a little confectionery sugar for great desserts, brunches, or breakfast!

Full time 1 1/2 hours (includes cooling time)
Serves 8

The needs-

3 eggs, plus 1 egg yolk
2 cups fresh seasonal berries, washed and dried. If using large berries, dice into bite size pieces
1 cup sugar
1 cup milk
3/4 cup flour
1 tsp vanilla extract
1/4 tsp salt

The know- 

Preheat oven to 350' and lightly spray a pie pan with cooking spray or lightly butter it.

Place berries in the bottom of the pie pan.

In a large mixing bowl whisk eggs and egg yolk until fluffy and airy.

Add in sugar and whisk until thickened.

Add in milk, salt and vanilla giving it a quick whisk.

Add in flour and whisk until well blended.

Gently pour batter into pie pan, berries will move around a bit, this is okay.

Bake in oven for 20-25 minutes or until the center feels set when gently poked with a finger.

You will notice the sides has raised above the center, it will become a lightly golden crust.

Allow to rest on a wire rack for 30 minutes before serving, the outside edge will deflate slightly during this time.

To serve just slice, dust with confectionery sugar and cheers!