Servings: 4 to 6
Clafoutis is a traditional French dessert made by pouring a custard over fruit and baking it. Quickly sautéing the fruit first concentrates its juice and creates a flavorful syrup that permeates the custard. You can make this dessert with any ripe but relatively firm fruit that will remain intact, such as cherries, apricots, pears, or figs.
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This was superb. Have made clafoutis previously, but the suggestion on this recipe to roast the plums in butter prior to addition of the custard vastly increased depth of flavour. I have made a few times with variations: substituted the flour with almond meal, substituted flour with 50% flour/50% hazelnut meal and added frangelico as the liquer. All versions wonderful. I also simplified by baking the plums directly in the pie dish in the oven, to eliminate the need for a separate pan. The cooked plums + almonds make all the difference in raising this clafoutis recipe above all others!
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