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Grilled Black Cherry Clafouti

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It's cherry season, baby
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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.

Ready in
55 m
10 m
(prepare time)
45 m
(cook time)
8
Servings
243
Calories Per Serving

Ingredients

  • 1 Tablespoon unsalted butter
  • 6 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
  • 1 (12-ounce) package frozen cherries, thawed
  • Confectioners' sugar, for serving

Directions

Step 1: Pre-heat the outdoor grill.

Step 2: Generously coat a 10-inch skillet with 1 tablespoon unsalted butter.

Step 3: Process 6 eggs, 1 1/4 cup half-and-half, 1/2 cup sugar, 2 tablespoons brandy, 1 tablespoon vanilla extract and 1/4 teaspoon salt until well blended.

Step 4: Add 2/3 cup flour and process until smooth and well blended.

Step 5: Scatter 1 (12oz) bag frozen cherries in the prepared skillet and pour the batter over them.

Step 6: Place on grill over indirect heat and "bake" until puffed and golden, about 40-45 minutes. Lightly dust with confectioners’ sugar before serving.