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Cherry-Almond Clafouti Recipe

Looking for an easy Cherry-Almond Clafouti recipe? Learn how to make Cherry-Almond Clafouti using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by graphs

Makes 8 servings



Clafouti is a rustic, simple French dessert that's a cross between a pancake and a custard. You can use other fruits, but cherries are traditional ? and this is the month they're at their best.

Recipe Ingredients for Cherry-Almond Clafouti

1/2 cup whole almonds, (about 2 ounces)
1 1/4 cups whole milk
1 tablespoon sugar
1/2 cup sugar
8 ounces dark sweet cherries, pitted, halved (about 2 cups)
3 large eggs, room temperature
1/2 teaspoon almond extract
1 pinch of salt
1/4 cup all purpose flour

Recipe Directions for Cherry-Almond Clafouti

  1. Blend almonds in processor until ground but not pasty. Transfer to small saucepan; add milk and bring to simmer. Remove from heat; let steep 30 minutes. Pour through fine strainer, pressing on solids to extract as much liquid as possible. Discard solids in strainer.

  2. Preheat oven to 375F. Butter 10-inch-diameter glass pie dish; sprinkle with 1 tablespoon sugar. Scatter cherries evenly over bottom of dish.

  3. Using electric mixer, beat eggs, almond extract, salt, and remaining 1/2 cup sugar in medium bowl until well blended. Add strained almond milk and beat to blend. Sift flour into egg mixture and beat until smooth. Pour mixture over cherries. Bake until set and knife inserted into center comes out clean, about 30 minutes. Cool completely.

  4. Can be made 6 hours ahead. Let stand at room temperature. Lightly dust clafouti with powdered sugar and serve.

Categories

Berries, Dessert

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 109.5g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
186
Calories from Fat
55
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
6.1g
9%
Saturated Fat
1.5g
7%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
83mg
28%
Sodium
66mg
3%
Potassium
156mg
4%
Total Carbohydrates
28.2g
9%
Dietary Fiber
1.0g
4%
Sugars
16.5g
Protein
5.4g
Vitamin A 4% Vitamin C 2%
Calcium 7% Iron 4%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
C
  Good points
  • Low in sodium
  •   Bad points
  • High in cholesterol
  • Very high in sugar
  • Contains alcohol
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