Sunday, September 11, 2016

Peach Clafoutis Recipe

I have said it before and I'll say it again: we have peaches coming out of our ears. So that means I have been busy baking up a storm using all of the peaches!

Now, I have been wanting to try to make a clafoutis because it sounds so fancy.  It is pronounced kla-foo-tee.  But guess what? It is SUPER EASY to make.  I feel like the name is deceiving for that reason!
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Now, for the recipe, I simply used Julia Child's recipe from Mastering the Art of French Cooking.  She used other fruit but I substituted peaches. It was tasty!

Ingredients
  • 1 1/2 cups milk (I used 2%)
  • 2/3 cup granulated sugar, divided
  • 3 eggs
  • 1tbsp vanilla
  • 1/8 tsp salt
  • 1/2 cup flour
  • 3-4 ripe peaches, sliced


Directions
  1. Preheat oven to 350F
  2. In a blender, blend the milk, 1/3 cup of sugar, eggs, vanilla, salt, and flour.  
  3. Then, pour about a 1/4 inch layer of the matter into a lightly buttered baking dish (a cast iron pan works the best!). Place over heat for 2-3 minutes on the stove top until the batter sets up in the pan. 
  4. Remove from the heat and then spread the peaches evenly over the batter.  Pour the remaining batter on top.  Sprinkle the remaining 1/3 cup sugar on top of that (I only sprinkled part of it as it seemed like a lot of sugar).
  5. Bake at 350F for 45 minutes to 1 hour.  The clafoutis is done when it is puffed and brown. Plunge a knife in the center and if it comes out clean you are down!
  6. Serve warm, sprinkled with powdered sugar.


If you have never had a clafoutis it is kind of like a pancake/flan batter with fruit cooked in the middle.


You can impress your friends by making this dish - it sounds so fancy but it is SO EASY to make that  a beginner could make it! 

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