Apple Clafoutis

    50 minutes

    Clafoutis is a French dessert of fruit baked in a simple batter. It is very easy to make and quite elegant as dessert. Serve with whipped cream.


    Queensland, Australia
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    Serves: 4 

    • 3 cooking apples, peeled and cut into eighths
    • butter
    • 3 eggs
    • 3 tablespoons sugar
    • 3 tablespoons flour
    • 250ml cream
    • 2 tablespoons apple brandy
    • icing sugar, for dusting

    Preparation:25min  ›  Cook:25min  ›  Ready in:50min 

    1. Saute the apples in some butter until they are about half cooked, not too soft. Transfer to a buttered and floured shallow baking dish.
    2. Make the batter: beat the eggs and sugar together while gradually adding the flour and cream. Finally add the brandy. Strain the batter over the apples.
    3. Bake in a moderate oven for 20-30 minutes. Let cool to room temperature and dust with icing sugar.

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    I added a shake of ground cinnamon and one of ground nutmeg to the apples once cooked, before pouring over the batter. Any opinions on eating hot or cold?  -  31 Mar 2013