Clafoutis with cherries

This delicious French-inspired dessert is simple to make and super tasty!


Difficulty: Easy

Time: 15 min. preparation time, 15 min. baking time

Nutrition: Calories ca 330 / Protein 11g / Carbohydr. 60g / Fat 5g

Ingredients (4 servings)

220 mlbuttermilk
80 gsugar
1vanilla bean (seeds)
120 gflour
180 gpitted morello cherries (drained net weight)
butter for greasing


zester, oven, 4 baking tins, brush (optional), measuring cup (optional), large bowl, whisk, cutting board, knife

Wine Tip

Riesling Beerenauslese, 2006
Slightly chilled, a Riesling is perfect for this dessert and harmonizes excellently with ripe cherries.

Step 1

Clafoutis with cherries

Preheat oven to 175°C/350°F and grease baking tins with some butter.

oven, 4 baking tins, brush

butter for greasing

Step 2

Clafoutis with cherries

In a large bowl, combine eggs, buttermilk, sugar, and a pinch of salt. Add zest of half a lemon and seeds of the vanilla bean. Mix everything well until a smooth batter forms.

zester, large bowl, whisk, cutting board, knife

4 eggs / 220 ml buttermilk / 80 g sugar / 0.5 lemon / 1 vanilla bean / salt

Step 3

Clafoutis with cherries

Add flour and whisk until smooth.


120 g flour

Step 4

Clafoutis with cherries

Drain cherries and place into baking tins.

4 baking tins

180 g morello cherries

Step 5

Clafoutis with cherries

Pour batter into tins until cherries are slightly covered and bake for approx. 15 – 20 min. in preheated oven at 175°C/350°F until golden. Serve with whipped cream or vanilla ice cream.

oven, measuring cup