Traditional Cherry Clafoutis
1 1⁄4 cup whole milk
2⁄3 cups sugar, divided into 1/3 cups
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
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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