Berry Almond Clafoutis

4
Total Time
1 hr 25 min
Prep
15 min
Cook
55 min
Serves
8
Difficulty
Easy
This French countryside dessert lets summer berries shine.

Ingredients

mixed berries

2 cup(s), (500 ml) (halve any large strawberries)

cornstarch

2 tsp, (10 ml)

plain lowfat yogurt

0 cup(s), (150 ml)

egg(s)

3 item(s)

all-purpose flour

½ cup(s), (125 ml)

all-purpose flour

2 Tbsp, (30 ml)

sugar

¼ cup(s), (60 ml)

lemon zest

1½ tsp, (7 ml)

vanilla extract

1 tsp, (5 ml)

almond extract

½ tsp, (2 ml)

table salt

tsp, (0.5 ml)

sliced almonds

3 Tbsp, (45 ml) toasted

powdered sugar

2 tsp, (10 ml)

olive oil cooking spray

1 spray(s)

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 180°C (350°F). Coat a 22-cm (9-inch)ceramic or glass pie plate with cooking spray.
  2. Toss berries with cornstarch; spread in an even layer on bottom of prepared pie plate.
  3. *Put all remaining ingredients, except almonds and powdered sugar, into a blender container; whip until smooth. Pour batter over berries and sprinkle with almonds; bake until clafoutis is puffy and golden and a knife inserted in centre comes out clean, 50-55 minutes.
  4. Remove from oven; let cool for at least 15 minutes (center will sink). Dust with powdered sugar; serve warm or at room temperature.
  5. Serving size: 1/8 of clafoutis

Notes

*In step 3, when instructed to add all the remaining ingredients please ensure to add both 1/2 cup and 2 tbsp of all-purpose flour.

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