A clafoutis tastes like a cross between a pancake and a custard and is easier to make than both. It can be thrown together at the last minute with readily available ingredients. Try with berries, sliced peaches, nectarines or apricots when in season.
1 pound fresh cherries, pitted and halved, or 1 pound frozen cherries, thawed and thoroughly drained
2 tablespoons powdered sugar
Unsalted butter for the pan
Preheat the oven to 375°F. Butter a 9-inch pie plate. In a medium bowl, whisk together sugar, flour and salt. Whisk in eggs one at a time, then whisk in milk and vanilla just until incorporated.
Arrange cherries evenly in the bottom of the prepared pie plate pie plate. Pour batter over cherries and bake until clafoutis is puffed and browned, 45 to 50 minutes. Sprinkle powdered sugar over the top and cut into 6 wedges.
Per Serving:160 calories (25 from fat), 3g total fat, 1g saturated fat, 95mg cholesterol, 150mg sodium, 29g carbohydrates, (2 g dietary fiber, 23g sugar), 6g protein.
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