Picnic in the Park with Clafoutis

Transport yourself back to your vacation in the France country side with a classic homemade clafoutis and sweet strawberry lemonade.  During these late summer afternoons indulge in season’s blushing cherries, blueberries, and strawberry sweetness, and organize a laid down picnic with friends or family. No fuss, no overtly difficult meals, just dessert, tasty fruit and drinks.  It won’t be long till a crisp wind will make us crawl up on our couches again with a blanket and hot chocolate. So you better start baking and create this sweet reminder! Clafoutis is easy to make and best served luke-warm.  For the recipe scroll down.

Picnic in the park

Clafoutis

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clafoutis with summer fruit lemonade in jars picnic with sweets summer fruit

Clafoutis with cherries, strawberries and blueberries

The Clafoutis recipe is an adaption of Rachel Khoo’s recipe in her book Paris Little Kitchen

You’ll need

  • 4 eggs
  • 150 gr sugar
  • pinch of salt
  • 50 gr ground almonds
  • 2 tbsp wheat flour
  • 100 gr creme fraiche
  • 1 dl milk
  • 350 gr fruit

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 180 degrees Celsius
  • Grease a dish or small bowls with butter
  • beat the eggs with the sugar and salt
  • Sieve the almonds and wheat flour above the egg mixture
  • Mix it and add the creme fraiche and milk
  • Spread the fruit on the bottom of the bowls/oven dish
  • Pour the batter over the fruit
  • Bake the clafoutis in 30-40 minutes until golden brown and firm

Comments

  1. Yum. I love clafoutis. Those French really do know their desserts.

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