Cherry Clafouti

Preparation info
  • Makes:

    4 to 6

    • Difficulty


Appears in
Monday-to-Friday Cookbook

By Michele Urvater

Published 1991

  • About

During the week when I’ve invited company for dinner, I always try to make my dessert the night before, but some weekdays I don’t have even a moment to plan ahead. That’s when I resort to this unfussy clafouti—a good example of how one can dress up common ingredients in fancy clothes with delicious results.

An authentic French clafouti is a mixture of fruit (fresh or poached) mixed with an egg batter and baked for 1½ hours, which results in a tender pancakelike fruit pudding. During