Cherry Clafoutis

from ButterYum
makes 6 servings


  • 2 cups fresh sweet cherries, washed, pitted, and stems removed
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 cup whole milk (or half and half)
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup all purpose flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon pure almond extract
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • pinch of fine salt
  • optional:  confectioner's sugar for dusting


  1. Preheat oven to 350F.
  2. Butter six 4.5-inch round creme brulee dishes; place on a rimmed sheet pan.
  3. Divide cherries evenly among dishes.  
  4. Combine the remaining ingredients in a blender or food processor until completely combined.  
  5. Pour batter evenly over the cherries.
  6. Bake in preheated oven for 20-25 minutes, or until the custard begins to turn golden brown around the edges.
  7. Remove from oven and cool to room temperature.
  8. Garnish of whipped cream, creme fraiche, and/or a dusting of confectioner's sugar.  Makes 6 servings.