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Estelle's Cherry Clafoutis Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Estelle Lemieux
Added: Saturday, February 7, 2009

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
4 eggs separated
2/3 cup sugar
6 tbs. all purpose flour
2 tspn. vanilla extract
1 cup heavy cream
1/2 tspn salt
1/1/2 lb. fresh cherries, pitted or 1/1/4 lb frozen cherries, thawed and drained.
1/2 tspn. lemon zest
Pistachio ice cream for serving

Directions:
Directions:
Preheat oven to 375 Butter large rectangular baking dish
In large bowl, combine egg yolks and 1/3 cup sugar; beat with handheld mixer on medium high speed until ribbons form, about 8 minutes. Add flour, vanilla and cream. Reduce speed to low; beat until completely blended, stopping mixer occasionally to scrape down sides of bowl.
In small bowl, using handheld whisk, beat egg whites and salt about 30 seconds. Add whites to batter; beat with mixer on low speed until incorporated, 1-2 minutes.
Preheat prepared baking dish in oven for 4-5 minutes. In bowl, stir together cherries, 1/3 cup sugar and zest. Remove pan from oven. Pour in cherries; top with batter. Bake until clafoutis is set in middle, 30-35 minutes. Serve warm with pistachio ice cream.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
6-8 servings.
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
20 minutes
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Clafoutis (pronounced kla-foo-TEE) is a rustic French dessert originally from Limousin in southern France. This region is best known for its sweet black cherries.

 

 

 

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