Black Cherry Clafouti

Black Cherry Clafouti
Staff Writer
Patricia Stagich

The batter for this traditional French dessert is somewhere between that of a cake and a custard. It takes no more than 10 minutes to prepare the batter in the blender.

8
Servings
117
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 1  Tablespoon  unsalted butter
  • large eggs
  • 1 1/4  Cup  half-and-half
  • 1/2  Cup  granulated sugar
  • 2  Tablespoons  brandy
  • 1  Tablespoon  vanilla extract
  • 1/4  Teaspoon  salt
  • 2/3  Cups  all-purpose flour
  • (12-ounce) package frozen cherries, thawed
  • Confectioners' sugar, for serving

Directions

Pre-heat the outdoor grill. Generously coat a 10-inch skillet with butter. Process the eggs and next 5 ingredients until well blended. Add the flour and process until smooth and well blended. Scatter the cherries in the prepared skillet and pour the batter over them. Place on grill over indirect heat and "bake" until puffed and golden, about 40-45 minutes. Lightly dust with confectioners’ sugar before serving.

Nutritional Facts

Sugar
1g
1%
Carbohydrate, by difference
25g
19%
Protein
2g
4%
Calcium, Ca
115mg
12%
Choline, total
2mg
0%
Fiber, total dietary
1g
4%
Folate, total
33µg
8%
Iron, Fe
1mg
6%
Magnesium, Mg
5mg
2%
Niacin
1mg
7%
Phosphorus, P
22mg
3%
Selenium, Se
6µg
11%
Sodium, Na
87mg
6%
Water
5g
0%

Cherry Shopping Tip

Buying fruits in season when they are at the peak of their freshness make for great tasting food and can save you money.

Cherry Cooking Tip

Don’t throw out your overripe fruit – instead blend into a smoothie or salad dressing, add to muffin batter, bake into a cobbler, or boil down with sugar and a little lemon juice to make jam.