Mini Cherry Clafoutis

from ButterYum
makes 6


  • 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.