Fruit and Almond Clafoutis
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Serves: 8 pieces
 
Ingredients
  • A little oil or softened butter, for greasing
  • 400g mixed cherries and blackberries
  • For the batter:
  • 50g ground almonds
  • 2 tbsp plain flour
  • 100g golden caster sugar plus a little extra during the baking (approx 1 tablespoon)
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 egg yolks
  • Half teaspoon almond essence
  • 250ml double cream
  • Icing sugar and double cream for serving
  • Optional - 2 tablespoons caster sugar and 2-3 tablespoons Kirsch
Method
  1. Heat oven to 190C/fan 170C/gas 5.
  2. Pit the cherries.
  3. Oil or butter a 23cm flan dish or tin (not loose-bottomed) and scatter the fruits over the base.
  4. Whizz all the rest of the ingredients in a blender until smooth.
  5. Pour it over the fruits.
  6. Bake for 20-25 mins then sprinkle some caster sugar on top and then bake for another 5-10 mins until risen and golden.
  7. Once slightly cooled sprinkle icing sugar and serve with cream.
Recipe by Doe's Kitchen at http://doeskitchen.com/fruit-and-almond-clafoutis/