A clafoutis (pronounced kla-foo-tee) is a classic French flan-like dessert made with black cherries. This is an updated recipe that includes a pie crust – perfect for wowing dinner guests.

Cherry Clafoutis

A clafoutis (pronounced kla-foo-tee) is a classic French flan-like dessert made with black cherries. This is an updated recipe that includes a pie crust - perfect for wowing dinner guests.

Ready In: 1 hour

Level: Easy


Prep: 20 minutes

Cook: 40 minutes

Yields: 8 Servings

directions

Step 1

Heat oven to 375°. Place pie dough in a 9 1/2-inch pie pan; fold 1/2-inch edge of dough over and crimp to form a crust. Prick bottom of dough several times with a fork.

Step 2

Bake dough for 10 minutes or until lightly browned. Set aside and cool completely.

Step 3

Gently whisk together eggs, yogurt, sugar, almond extract, and salt. Pour mixture into pie crust. Carefully drop cherry halves, cut sides down, into yogurt mixture, then sprinkle with almonds. Bake for about 40 minutes or until just set.

Step 4

Remove to a rack and cool completely before serving.