Cherry Gratin Recipe – Clafoutis aux Cerises, a fine and quick Dessert

French cherry gratin
Clafoutis is a French cherry casserole that is eaten warm as a dessert.

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Here I would like to show you my traditional and delicious French Cherry Gratin recipe Such a cherry gratin is a great dessert, which you can also bring warm on the table. Your guests will definitely like it! Clafoutis, that’s the French name, you can prepare with fresh cherries or with canned cherries. It is important to remember that the cherries must be stoned!  You can also use other fruits such as pears, apricots, berries and strawberries. But cherries are typical for this fine dessert à la Maman. I wish you a lot of fun with the preparation and a good appetite!
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Cherry cake in a summer environment. Serve the tart on a tray with rose petals and leaves. Your guests will never forget that!
My cherry pie is another recommendation for you. Here photographed in the summer environment. Serve the tart on a tray with rose petals and leaves. Your guests will never forget that! © Food Photographer Thomas Sixt

1. Preparation for the Clafoutis aux Cerises

French style cherry casserole
Cherry casserole as a delicious French-style dessert. Then you like to start with dessert first!
Cherry gratin as a delicious dessert French style. You will be tempted to start with the dessert first! For your dessert you need… Kitchen utensils: Ingredients, shopping list: You can also serve the cherry dessert with whipped cream.

2. Clafoutis – how to prepare it

The dough is similar in consistency and preparation to a pancake dough. The preparations are accordingly simple. A Clafoutis is a middle thing between cake and casserole and comes originally from the French Limousin. Here are the steps, you can find them further down in the recipe with photos… Cherries in the mold – dough in the mold – baking – hmmm… It smells delicious… Enjoy now!

3. Recipe Cherry Gratin

Here follows my recipe for cherry gratin with the exact quantities and the step by step explanations for you. For your questions: For this I am available to you over the comment function…
Cherry bake ready-baked with powdered sugar
Nobody can resist this French temptation with fresh cherries!
Nobody can resist this French temptation with fresh cherries!

Cherry Gratin - Clafoutis aux Cerises

Cherry gratin recipe – Clafoutis recipe, a classic dessert with fresh cherries. Ingenious original French cherry dessert recipe to imitate with all the chef tips from German chef Thomas Sixt.

Servings 2
Calories 442
Total Time 45 Min.
Cherry gratin recipe for a classic French dessert. The preparation for a typical Clafoutis with fresh cherries, Clafoutis aux Cerises, I show you with many photos step by step. A warm casserole with cherries like a pleasant childhood memory…

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French cherry gratin
Clafoutis is a French cherry casserole that is eaten warm as a dessert.

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Preparation Time

15 Min.

Cook Time

30 Min.

Ingredients

250 g fresh cherries (or 300g pickled, well drained cherries)
40 g Flour
2 Stück eggs
1 Stück egg yolk
40 g brown sugar
100 ml Milk
50 g Crème double
1 Päckchen vanilla sugar
etwas some lemon abrasion (i use the peel of an untreated lemon)
1 Prise Salt
etwas butter (for greasing the mould)
etwas iced sugar (for dusting)

Instruction

Wash the cherries and pat dry
Wash fresh cherries well and place them dry on the kitchen towel

Preheat the oven to 180° C.

Grease the flat oven dish well with butter.

Wash the cherries well and dry them on a kitchen towel.

Stone the cherries
Pitting the cherries with a cherry pitter

Remove the pits from the fresh cherries. This can easily be done with a practical cherry pitter.

Cherries in the baking dish
Place the cherries close together in a baking dish

Place the cherries close to the bottom of the oven mould so that a layer is formed.

Flour, eggs, sugar for a dough
Dough preparation for a sweet casserole

Mix the flour with the eggs, then add the sugar and milk.

Sweet dough
Mixing a batter

Using a whisk, mix the ingredients to a homogeneous dough.

Cream double in the batter
Cream double in sweet casserole batter

Add the crème double, vanilla sugar and lemon grated, and a pinch of salt.

Pour in the sweet batter for the casserole
Casserole with cherries: pour in the batter

Pour the liquid dough into the oven dish over the cherries.

Cherry bake ready-baked with powdered sugar
Nobody can resist this French temptation with fresh cherries!

Bake the casserole for 30 minutes at 180° C in the oven.

Remove from the oven and sprinkle generously with icing sugar.

Serve warm, enjoy your meal!

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4. Calories Cherry Gratin

5. More recipes

With cherries:

Cherry pie with puff pastry
Cherry cake with shortcrust pastry

More tarts and cakes:

Lemon tart – Tarte au Citron
Strawberry tart, a fantastic strawberry cake
Apricot tart with puff pastry
Apricot cake with shortcrust pastry – Apricot tarts

Remember for Christmas: Christmas Tarte recipe from cookie dough

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