Clafoutis Limousin

Clafoutis is a traditional dish using the season's cherries. Enjoy!


  • 650g Black Cherries, washed and stoned
  • 3 Eggs
  • 3 tbsp Flour
  • 3 tbsp Caster Sugar
  • Pinch Salt
  • 150ml Single Cream
  • 300ml Milk
  • 2 tbsp Butter
  • 2 tbsp Kirsch or Rum


  1. Set the oven at 190C, Gas Mark 5 and grease a wide shallow ovenproof dish
  2. Lightly beat the eggs and blend in the flour and a pinch of salt
  3. Add the sugar and beat until pale and thick
  4. Warm the milk and cream together
  5. Gradually add the warmed milk and cream beating well
  6. Add the kirsch or rum
  7. Put the cherries into the ovenproof dish and pour the batter over them
  8. Dot with a little extra butter and bake for about 30mins when the top should be golden brown
  9. Best served just warm with cream