Still feeling inspired by my trip to France I decided to tryout a delicious custard-like dessert recipe.
1/2 cup flour
1/4 cup + 2tbsp sugar (I used a mix of raw and brown sugar, I like the richer flavor)
1/4cup + 2tbsp milk
1 tbsp vanilla extract
3 large eggs
3 tbsp of butter, melted
+ fruit or chocolate. I used 1 whole pear and 2oz. of chocolate but you can add as much as you like.
(Cherry is the traditional filling but pear and chocolate were suggested in my cookbook.)
- As with most recipes, you want to mix your dry ingredients together first, then add in your wet ingredients.
- You won't be mixing your fruit or chocolate into the batter, instead you place it on top of your batter once you have poured it into a baking dish.
Mix together flour and sugar
Next add in your 3 eggs, begin to stir the mixture
Then mix in your milk and melted butter.
Once well mixed pour your batter into a greased baking dish and place your fruit onto the batter (they'll sink into the batter a bit)
Finally sprinkle bits of chopped-up chocolate on top of your batter and bake at 350 Fahrenheit for about 30 minutes
I noticed that when I first removed my Clafoutis from the oven it was very puffed up and sticking out of my baking dish. After letting it cool for 10 minutes it settled and shrunk a bit so that it neatly fit in my dish.