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Cherry Clafoutis

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Originating in the countryside around the town of Limoges, France, a clafoutis is a baked fruit pudding.


Cherry Clafoutis Recipe

Makes: 4 servings

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Ingredients

  • 1 pound tart cherries, pitted
  • 1/3 cup plus 1/4 cup sugar, divided
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1/3 cup evaporated nonfat milk
  • Confectioners' sugar for dusting

Preparation

  1. Place rack in upper third of oven; preheat to 375°F. Coat a 9-inch glass quiche dish or other small shallow baking dish with cooking spray. Combine cherries and 1/3 cup sugar in the prepared dish. Bake until the cherries are tender and very juicy, about 20 minutes.
  2. Meanwhile, whisk eggs, flour, vanilla and the remaining 1/4 cup sugar in a mixing bowl until smooth. Whisk in evaporated milk.
  3. Drain the juices from the cherries into a small bowl, holding back the fruit with a metal spatula. Reserve the juices. Redistribute the cherries over the bottom of the dish and pour in the egg mixture. Bake until puffed and set, 12 to 15 minutes. Dust with confectioners’ sugar and serve immediately, with the reserved cherry juices spooned over the top.

Nutrition

Per serving: 202 calories; 3 g fat (1 g sat, 1 g mono); 106 mg cholesterol; 42 g carbohydrates; 6 g protein; 2 g fiber; 65 mg sodium; 309 mg potassium.

Nutrition Bonus: Vitamin A (33% daily value), Vitamin C (19% dv).

Carbohydrate Servings: 3

Exchanges: 3 other carbohydrate, 1/2 fat


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Preparation/ Technique
Bake
Meal/Course
Brunch
Dessert
Season
Spring
Summer
Type of Dish
Desserts, fruit
Ethnic/Regional
French
Ease of Preparation
Easy
Total Time
1 hour or less
Servings
4
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