Traditional Cherry Clafoutis

Traditional Cherry Clafoutis

Serves 16
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1 1⁄4 cup whole milk
2⁄3 cups sugar, divided into 1/3 cups
3 eggs
1 tbsp. vanilla
1⁄4 tsp. almond extract
1⁄4 tsp. salt
1⁄2 cup flour
2 cups field fare frozen dark sweet cherries 
2 tbsp. butter

1 1⁄4 cup whole milk2⁄3 cups sugar, divided into 1/3 cups3 eggs1 tbsp. vanilla1⁄4 tsp. almond extract1⁄4 tsp. salt1⁄2 cup flour2 cups field fare frozen dark sweet cherries 2 tbsp. butter

Preheat oven to 350F and butter a deep pie plate or 8 cup casserole dish.

Whisk all ingredients except cherries and butter in a medium bowl until smooth.

Pour custard batter into pan.
Top batter with cherries, then dot top with butter.

Bake for 45-60 minutes until the clafoutis is a rich golden brown and has puffed up.

Test for doneness with a butter knife, which should come out clean.

After removing from oven, sprinkle with remaining 1⁄3 c. of sugar and enjoy immediately, at room temp, or chilled.


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