This blueberry clafoutis is a great way to enjoy summer’s fresh blueberries when you’ve eaten your fill of them. It is full of sweet, inky berries in a faintly sweet custard-like batter. It’s definitely perfect for lazy Saturday morning breakfasts. You can also serve it as a light summer dessert. It’s a summer staple, just like whole-grain blueberry muffins.
What is a clafoutis?
Clafoutis is a French dessert that resembles something between a custard or cake. You will need to whisk eggs, milk, flour, and sugar together to form a thin batter in order to make a clafoutis. Then, pour it over the fruit, and bake until it is set.
It traditionally only contains sweet black cherries, and when the dish is made with other fruits, such as blueberries and pears, it is technically called flaugnarde. The term “clafoutis,” however, is being used loosely more recently in France and elsewhere to describe both sweet and savory baked dishes that are made with this custard-like batter.
Tips for Baking Blueberry Clafoutis
One of the biggest appeals of this blueberry clafoutis is its simplicity. It also requires less sugar than other desserts because it is fruit-heavy. Although the batter is easy to prepare and bake, there are some tips that will help you ensure it turns out perfectly every time.
- You need to use a blender when making the batter. For a wonderful clafoutis, a smooth batter without lumps is essential. You can also make the batter by hand if you prefer, but a blender will ensure that everything is well combined and smooth.
- Don’t forget to butter your baking dish. Otherwise, the batter will stick to the pan so you’ll need to soak it.
- Bake the clafoutis until it sets. You should see blueberry juice streaks if you stick a toothpick in the middle of the clafoutis. However, there should be no wet batter.
- Butter (for the pan)
- 1 ¼ cups whole milk
- ½ cup unrefined cane sugar
- 3 eggs
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- ½ teaspoon finely ground real salt
- ½ cup all-purpose einkorn flour
- 2 ½ cups blueberries (fresh or frozen)
- High-Speed Blender
- 1 ½ Quart Baking Dish
Prepare the Pan
- Butter a 1-1/2-quart baking dish. Then, eat the oven to 350°F.
- Place the berries in an even layer in the bottom of the baking dish.
Make the Batter
- Add the milk with the sugar, vanilla, salt, eggs, and flour in a high-powered blender. Then, blend them until they become a smooth batter.
Bake and Serve
- Pour the batter over the berries you have prepared on the baking dish, then put the pan into the oven. Bake for 45 minutes, or until the batter is set and the top is golden brown. Allow the clafoutis to cool in the pan for 5-10 minutes before you serve them.
|Prep Time||Cook Time||Total Time|
|5 mins||45 mins||50 mins|