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Saturday, 29 December 2012

Cherry Clafoutis

"Pronounced as 'Clafootee' this french dessert made even more yum with the addition of orange juice and white chocolate is a true party dessert and can be made in an adult version with the addition of orange liqueur preferably tripple sec  "

Ingredients:

  • 500 grams cherry (fresh stoned, or tinned or mixed berry's)
  • 100 grams flour
  • 1 cup caster sugar 
  • 1 tbsp vanilla essence 
  • 2 full eggs + 2 yolks
  • 200 ml cream
  • 200 ml full cream milk
  • 50 grams white chocolate(melted)
  • 1/4 cup orange juice
  • 1 lemon 

Method:

  1. Grease pie dish ( size 25 cm) 
  2. Zest 1 lemon taking just the yellow and none of the white
  3. Pre-heat oven (170 degrees C)
  4. Take the cherry in a bowl, cover it with orange juice and sprinkle a bit of sugar over it and leave
  5. Whisk flour,eggs and sugar till smooth.
  6. Add vanilla essence and the zest mixing lightly 
  7. Gradually add milk,cream and white chocolate,whisking till well mixed
  8. Layer the pie dish with cherry's and the orange juice spreading in one layer
  9. Then pour the batter over the cherry mixture 
  10. Bake the dish in the pre-heated oven for 30-40 minutes till puffed and golden 
  11. Sprinkle the powder sugar on top and serve hot