Cherry caflouti

Cherry CafloutiA caflouti tastes like a cross between a pancake and a custard and is incredibly easy to make. It is wonderful made with any summer fruits – try substituting raspberries, peaches, nectarines, apricots or plums when in season.

  • Preparation:  20 minutes
  • Cooking:  45-50 minutes
  • Portions: 4-6

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup caster sugar
  • 1/4 cup flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 3 large eggs, beaten
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract
  • Butter for the baking dish
  • 500 g fresh cherries, pitted and halved
  • 2 tablespoons icing sugar, to serve

Method

  1. Preheat oven to 180°C.
  2. Mix together the sugar, flour and salt in a medium bowl.
  3. Whisk in the eggs one at a time, followed by milk and vanilla.
  4. Arrange cherries evenly in the bottom of a buttered 20 cm pie plate or dish.
  5. Pour batter over cherries.
  6. Bake until caflouti is puffed and browned (45-50 mins)
  7. Sift icing sugar over the top and serve warm.

Adapted from the recipe book Sweet Temptations.

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