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This French-country dessert comes in many flavors and textures. Ours is filled with fresh cherries and has a creamy, flan-like consistency.
cooking spray1 spray(s)
cherries8 oz, fresh, pitted, halved, or 8 oz frozen unsweetened whole pitted cherries
vanilla extract1 ½ tsp
table salt⅛ tsp
cognac1 fl oz
low-fat milk1 cup(s)
all-purpose flour⅔ cup(s)
powdered sugar⅓ cup(s)
powdered sugar¼ tsp, for garnish
- Preheat oven to 375ºF. Coat a 10-inch pie plate with cooking spray.
- Arrange cherries on bottom of prepared pie plate; set side.
- In a large bowl, whisk eggs until frothy; whisk in extract, salt, cognac and milk. Add flour and 1/3 cup of sugar, a little at a time, whisking with each addition; mix until just combined. Pour mixture over cherries and bake for 10 minutes.
- Reduce oven temperature to 300ºF and bake until center of clafouti puffs up and a toothpick inserted in center comes out clean, about 35 minutes. Allow clafouti to cool before sprinkling with 1/4 teaspoon of powdered sugar. Cut into 6 pieces and serve.