Brandied Cherry Clafouti

Brandied Cherry Clafouti

World Cuisine European French

A warm French custard with brandied cherries. Almost any fruit can be used in this recipe.

Servings per recipe: 8
Calories per serving: 195
Preparation time: 15m
Total cooking time: 2h 5m


  • 2 cups canned tart cherries, drained
  • 1/4 cup brandy
  • 2/3 cup white sugar, divided
  • cooking spray (such as PamĀ®)
  • 1 cup milk
  • 2/3 cup sifted all-purpose flour
  • 3 large eggs
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
  • 1 tablespoon lemon zest
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon allspice
  • 1 teaspoon confectioners' sugar, or as needed


  • 1   Mix cherries, brandy, and 1/3 cup white sugar in a bowl; let soak for 1 hour.
  • 2   Preheat the oven to 450 degrees F (230 degrees C). Spray a 9-inch pie pan with cooking spray.
  • 3   Remove cherries from brandy mixture using a slotted spoon and transfer to the prepared pie pan. Pour brandy mixture into a blender; add remaining 1/3 cup sugar, milk, flour, eggs, vanilla extract, lemon zest, salt, and allspice to the blender. Pulse mixture until batter is smooth; pour over cherries.
  • 4   Bake in the preheated oven for 5 minutes. Reduce heat to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) and continue baking until golden and puffy, 45 to 50 minutes. Cool slightly and dust with confectioners' sugar to serve.

Nutrion facts:

Total Fat 2.7g 4%
    Saturated Fat 1.0g  
Cholesterol 72mg 24%
Sodium 116mg 5%
Potassium 147mg 4%
Total Carbohydrates 32.4g 10%
Dietary Fiber 1.1g 4%
Protein 4.9g 10%
Sugars 23g  
Vitamin A 610IU  
Vitamin C 2mg  
Calcium 56mg  
Iron 2mg  
Thiamin 0mg  
Niacin 2mg  
Vitamin B6 0mg  
Magnesium 12mg  
Folate 34mcg