Le Clafoutis

Sweetened cherry batter

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By Jeanne Strang

Published 1991

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When it is the season for fruit, this can be incorporated into a dough or a batter, or a pastry case in various ways. Beignets are the simplest example. But with access to an oven instead of only la tourtière a housewife could not only put her tourte aux salsifis to bake after breadmaking but she could bake fruit batters and fruit tarts. The most famous of the traditional pâtisseries campagnardes of the South-West is probably le clafoutis. This is said to